May 2, 2017 - Health

Obama tweets support for Jimmy Kimmel, ACA

Susan Walsh / AP

After Jimmy Kimmel shared his newborn son's health issues in an emotional monologue last night, and expressed thankfulness that less fortunate children can't be denied coverage later in life for similar pre-existing conditions, Barack Obama chimed in today with his support on Twitter:

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The context: The Affordable Care Act is hanging in the balance, and as House Republicans scramble to gather votes for the repeal effort Obama is taking the opportunity to talk up his signature achievement.

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