Kamala Harris gets crushed with facts after claiming GOP wants to ‘steal’ health care from Americans

Kamala Harris gets crushed with facts after claiming GOP wants to ‘steal’ health care from Americans
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris claims on Twitter that the GOP wants to "steal" health care away from Americans. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

For years, Republicans have campaigned to repeal and replace Obamacare with a customer-centered, free market solution. And now that there is a Republican in the White House, that promise might finally come to life in President Donald Trump’s leadership.

But the repeal and replace won’t happen without severe pushback. Despite the law failing and causing millions of Americans to either lose their health insurance or suffer skyrocketing premiums, Obamacare’s popularity has gone above 50 percent since Trump became president, possibly making its repeal and replace a bit more unsavory.

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is one of the congressional Democrats who has been most outspoken against the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Indeed, she regularly takes to her Twitter account to blast the GOP for their effort. And on Friday, she did more of the same.

This time, Harris accused Republicans of concocting a plan to “steal” health care away from millions of Americans just to benefit the wealthiest of the wealthy.

“We need to stop saying folks are going to lose their health care if the GOP repeal bill passes. We’re not losing it: they’re taking it away,” Harris wrote.

“Republicans are trying to steal health care from 22 million people in order to help the wealthiest 0.4%,” she added, offering zero facts to back her claims.

The Democratic senator was quickly rebuked on Twitter, with many of her critics offering up real facts about Obamacare or the repeal effort: