Joe Biden is picking up where his old boss, President Barack Obama, left off, claiming to be fighting against the insurance companies while he’s fighting side by side on the same side as them.
Biden, to critique President Trump and Judge Amy Coney Barrett, brought up the Supreme Court case Texas v. United States, which would strike down Obamacare. “He’s in the Supreme Court right now trying to get rid of the Affordable Care Act,” Biden said early in the Tuesday night debate, concluding, “Insurance companies are going to love this.”
Biden is wrong. But the insurance companies don’t want the case to succeed. They are clearly on the side of Obamacare here. America’s Health Insurance Plans, the leading lobbyist for health insurance companies, filed an amicus brief opposing the lawsuit.
“Make no mistake,” the insurers wrote, “invalidation of the ACA would