The Trump administration earlier this month announced two new rules allowing employers to claim religious or moral exemptions to providing insurance coverage for birth control under the Affordable Care Act.
The president last week also chipped away at Obama-era policies by saying he will decertify the Iran nuclear agreement. He said he is leaving it up to Congress on whether the U.S. should remain in the deal. also this week further chipped away at Obama-era policies by saying he will decertify the Iran nuclear agreement. The president shifted responsibility to Congress on whether the U.S. should remain in the deal.
On health care, Pelosi said that President Trump is ignoring the “wholesale chaos that he's inflicting on the system,” adding that “either the president doesn't know, or he doesn't care.”
“What he’s doing is hurting the American people. This isn't about policy or politics. It's about the American people,” the California congresswoman said.
Asked how she would respond to President Trump’s call for Democrats to work with him on health care, Pelosi responded, “I think we're a little far down the road for that.”
Pelosi dismissed Sanchez's comment, saying there’s “a great array of talent” in the party which she has “promoted all along the way."
"It's up to the caucus to select its next leadership," Pelosi said. "I enjoy the support of my caucus."
“The Affordable Care Act, as you know, is very important to me ... When the president became the president and I saw the threat to it, I said, ‘I've got to stay to take care of the Affordable Care Act.' That's my fight. That's my mission,” she said.