(This article by Joe Alton first appeared in the Daily Caller)
Rep. Ron DeSantis (R, FL) has called for an immediate end to a 2013 rule that provides special healthcare subsidies for members of Congress. In a letter to President Trump last week, DeSantis wrote that he believes the President can press the urgency of Repeal and Replace if members of Congress have to suffer under it like everyone else
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) states that all members of Congress and their staff must purchase insurance through the exchanges. Sounds fair, doesn’t it? if the average citizen has to go through Obamacare, why shouldn’t they? The ACA also eliminated government subsidies given to members of congress and their staffs to purchase health insurance.