Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden blasted while President Donald Trump defended the administration’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The health law and coverage of preexisting conditions also got air time. And news outlets attempt to fact check a debate littered with false claims.
Biden, Trump Clash Over Healthcare Plans In First Debate
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden clashed over their agendas for healthcare reform as the issue took center stage during the first presidential debate on Tuesday. Biden used the first question of the night about the impending Senate fight over Trump’s Supreme Court nomination as an opportunity to raise concerns about the future of the Affordable Care Act. He criticized Trump for supporting a lawsuit that could upend the ACA and for not presenting a comprehensive replacement plan if the law is struck down. The Supreme Court hears oral arguments Nov. 10 in