1 Year Post-Loss, McSally Keeps Adding To Toxic Health Care Record
Doubling down on long record of voting to increase costs, gut coverage — Ever since first running for office in 2012, McSally has campaigned on and voted to gut and repeal coverage protections, including protections for people who have a pre-existing condition — of which there are 2.8 million here in Arizona.
McSally hasn’t shied away from that record this year, despite complaining ahead of the 2018 election, that she was “getting my ass kicked” over votes to gut coverage. Instead, McSally has said it’s “fake news” that’s she’s shifted her position.
Taking new votes to undermine health care coverage protections — While standing by her toxic record, McSally has continued to take votes to enrich her corporate insurance industry backers at the expense of Arizonans. Just last week, McSally voted to protect a GOP expansion of so-called “junk” health insurance plans — plans that jeopardize care for Arizonans but let McSally’s insurance industry backers ignore pre-existing condition coverage protections, deny Essential Health Benefits coverage, and even charge older people more for coverage, which the AARP calls an “age tax.”
A GOP victory in the lawsuit would be a disaster for Arizonans, it would bring a massive payday for McSally’s wealthy, corporate special interest donors: “The nation’s top 0.001% […] would receive a combined $3.8 billion in tax cuts if the law is overturned, according to the report.”