CDP Statement On Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee & Gardner’s“Key Vote” to Repeal ACA & Overturn Roe v. Wade

CDP Statement On Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee & Gardner’s“Key Vote” to Repeal ACA & Overturn Roe v. Wade

Denver, CO – Senator Cory Gardner “flip-flopped” on his own 2016 commitment and gave President Trump and Mitch McConnell the “key vote” needed to ram through a lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Colorado Democratic Party chair Morgan Carroll released the following statement on President Trump’s anti-choice and anti-Affordable Care Act Supreme Court nominee:

“Senator Cory Gardner cowardly caved to Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell and gave his party bosses the greenlight to rush a Supreme Court justice through that could overturn the Affordable Care Act — gutting protections for people with pre-existing conditions — and put Roe v. Wade on the chopping block. Plain and simple, Senator Gardner sold Coloradans out.”

Gardner voted to confirm Barrett in 2017 while Senator Michael Bennet opposed.

Get the facts on Trump’s SCOTUS nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, and her extensive record of crusading against the Affordable and women’s reproductive freedom: 

Coney Barrett Has Attacked SCOTUS for Upholding the ACA

  • Coney Barret attacked the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the ACA, which expanded health care to more than 400,000 Coloradans and instituted protections for more than 2.4 million Coloradans with pre-existing conditions. Barrett wrote that Chief Justice Roberts “pushed the Affordable Care Act beyond its plausible meaning to save the statute.”
  • Coney Barret suggested that she would have struck down the ACA’s subsidies that help low-income Coloradans pay for health care insurance.
  • The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear another lawsuit to overturn the ACA on November 10th.

Barrett is a Threat to Reproductive Freedom

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