McConnell Suggests Obamacare Exchange Could Survive Repeal

According to report Tuesday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is suggesting that Kentucky’s health insurance exchange could withstand a scrapping of Obamacare, the law that created the marketplace to begin with.

McConnell’s challenger in the current U.S. Senate election, Alison Lundergan Grimes, has accepted Kynect, Kentucky’s healthcare marketplace, but refuses to elaborate whether she would have voted for Obamacare in 2010.

The Hill report also says Grimes’ said in a recent statement: “Kentuckians shouldn’t have been forced to lose the plans they had and liked, shouldn’t have seen their premiums skyrocket, shouldn’t have had their Medicare cut, and shouldn’t have had their taxes raised because of President Obama and his friends in Washington forced it down their throats.”

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