Donald Trump isn’t gonna like this!
According to the CBO, an estimated 14 million more people will be “uninsured under the legislation than under current law” in 2018 if Trump’s plan becomes law. That’s NEXT YEAR, in case you forgot.
Further, that number is expected to climb to 24 million by 2026:
“In 2026, an estimated 52 million people would be uninsured, compared with 28 million who would lack insurance that year under current law.”
Great — we continue to move backwards!
After learning of these stats, it’s no surprise Twitter had a few things to say — take a look at the reactions from celebs and non-celebs alike (below)!
After today’s report, It’s only a matter of time before Trump says that the CBO is wiretapping him
— Saajan Hingu (@saajanhingu) March 13, 2017
When even the guy you handpicked to run your numbers gives you a shitty answer, you know it’s game over.
— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) March 13, 2017
Trump any minute now – “I never liked the CBO. Game of Thrones is overrated. Sad!”
— Xander @FurSquared (@xandertheblue) March 13, 2017
So the top line number of the CBO estimate is 24 million people will be without insurance coverage. That’s about the entire state of TX
— Matt Dempsey (@mizzousundevil) March 13, 2017
So what GOP “health reform” amounts to is a big tax break for the rich–and less coverage and increased risk of death for ordinary people.
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) March 13, 2017