GOP governor: Trump halting ObamaCare payments is ‘devastating’

Nevada’s Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval ripped President Trump’s decision to end key payments to insurers selling ObamaCare plans on Friday, calling the move “devastating.”

The payments help low-income people afford co-pays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs associated with health insurance policies.

“It’s going to hurt people. It’s going to hurt kids. It’s going to hurt families. It’s going to hurt individuals. It’s going to hurt people with mental health issues. It’s going to hurt veterans. It’s going to hurt everybody,” Sandoval, who has been critical of Trump’s attempts to repeal and replace ObamaCare, told The Nevada Independent.

“And so this is something that I’ve been very supportive [of] during my administration in terms of expanding health care and making sure that people have access to affordable health care and I’m going to continue on that path,” he continued.

Sandoval’s comments…

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