Trump rips Bloomberg campaign ads on health care as 'false advertising'

'Mini Mike Bloomberg is spending a lot of money on False Advertising.

Trump has repeatedly pressed Republicans for a better healthcare plan but has so far promised a better plan if Republicans win big in 2020. "I was the person who saved Pre-Existing Conditions in your Healthcare, you have it now, while at the same time winning the fight to rid you of the expensive, unfair and very unpopular Individual Mandate", Trump tweeted.

Donald Trump erupted Monday morning after a political attack ad from Democratic White House hopeful Michael Bloomberg accused him of leveleing "wild attacks" on the Obamacare medical insurance system.

Bloomberg's ad features a NY nurse saying Trump's 'wild attacks on healthcare hurt the patients I care for'. Backed by then-President Barack Obama and passed by Democrats in Congress in 2010, the Affordable Care Act included historic protections for millions of Americans with chronic illness and other health conditions.

Under Trump, the Justice Department also dropped its legal defense of Obamacare - a almost unprecedented move that drove the senior DOJ lawyer on the case to resign in protest - and supported a lawsuit by Republican-governed states to do away with the law. A federal judge in December 2018 agreed with the GOP plaintiffs and ruled that the entire law should be struck down; the Trump administration this month asked the Supreme Court to delay hearing appeals in the case until after the 2020 election.

"I will always protect your Pre-Existing Conditions", he wrote.

Bloomberg, a voiceover says, 'helped lower the number of uninsured by 40 per cent, covering 700,000 more new yorkers.' That, however, was largely a function of Obamacare's initial push to insure Americans in blue states.

"This is America. We can certainly afford to make sure that everybody that needs to see a doctor can see a doctor, everyone that needs medicines to stay healthy can get those medicines", Bloomberg tells a group in the ad.

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