QUICK CLIP: Cramer defends gutting coverage for pre-existing conditions

Congressman Cramer was forced to try and defend the Republican health care bill on national TV, falsely claiming it will protect North Dakotans with pre-existing conditions. At best, he doesn’t know the details of the bill and, at worst, he is knowingly misleading his constituents. Watch the full interview here.

A sampling of what the experts say:

Associated Press: GOP health plan for pre-existing conditions spawns worries

Washington Post: Betrayal, carelessness, hypocrisy: The GOP health-care bill has it all

Washington Post: Republicans just hatched a last-ditch strategy to destroy Obamacare. It’s a total scam.

The Hill: Experts: New GOP funding for health bill not nearly enough.

Consumers Union: Upton Amendment to AHCA a ‘Drop in the Bucket’ That Does Nothing to Fix Fundamental Flaws.

Slate: Moderate Republicans Just Struck a Really Cynical Deal to Support Trumpcare.

CNN: Here’s a (partial) list of all the pre-existing conditions the GOP bill may not cover

CNN Money: This bill could leave millions uninsured

Associated Press: Americans with severe illness anxious over GOP health plan

And be sure to read Dem-NPL Executive Director Robert Haider’s Medium post on Cramer’s claims that people with pre-existing conditions are trying to “game” and “abuse” the system.