Despite hiding from MI TV for 333 days, MI print media for 227 days, latest endorsement by anti-health care group makes clear James would be a reliable vote to roll back pre-existing conditions coverage
James called the law protecting with Michiganders with pre-existing conditions a ‘monstrosity’
As Washington Republicans continue their crusade to overturn the Affordable Care Act, failed politician John James is accepting a new endorsement from yet another conservative group in favor of repealing the health care law. The American Conservative Union, which vociferously supports rolling back the law that protects 1.7 million Michiganders with pre-existing conditions, has thrown their backing behind James.
While James has refused to speak with Michigan media for hundreds of days or answer questions about his health care positions, this latest endorsement reveals where he really stands.
James has already got the backing of fringe groups including Senate Conservatives Fund and FreedomWorks, which only endorse candidates that are dedicated to “supporting full repeal” of the health care law – and in his own words James called the ACA a “monstrosity” and vowed to “go and work [his] tail off” to remove it.
“John James’ continued support from radical groups committed to full repeal of the ACA is yet another glaring sign he won’t be an independent voice and do what’s right for Michigan,” said Michigan Democratic Party spokesperson Elena Kuhn. “As Michiganders face a public health crisis, James continues to hide from his toxic positions that would dismantle the health care law which protects pre-existing conditions.”
The Michigan Democratic Party launched JohnJamesRevealed.com to hold the failed U.S. Senate candidate accountable for his positions – including those made over the course of the 2018 campaign that he then tried to delete after losing that campaign. Since announcing he’d run again, just over six months after his last failed bid, James has been hiding from Michigan voters and refusing to answer questions from Michigan media.