Barrett insists she is not ‘hostile' to ACA

Modern Healthcare: As senators on Tuesday grilled Judge Amy Coney Barrett over her views on the Affordable Care Act during the second day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Barrett repeatedly said she had no goal to repeal the healthcare law.

Democrats have made Barrett's criticism of an opinion Chief Justice John Roberts wrote upholding the ACA a key tenet of their argument against Barrett's nomination, saying that her confirmation before oral arguments in a case that could determine the fate of the ACA on Nov. 10 could mean invalidation of the entire statute, including protections for patients with preexisting conditions.

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