Bronwyn Haltom, Republican State Representative candidate of District 61, has a history of working for politicians who have directly fought to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These politicians have time and again threatened health coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.
Haltom served on Donald Trump’s presidential transition team. In this role she served as the Western Regional Political Director, directly acting as the D.C. liaison for eight states. It’s no secret that President Donald Trump has directly opposed the ACA and fought for its repeal. Most recently, his administration asked the Supreme Court to strike down the ACA, putting 23 million Americans at risk of losing their coverage during a global pandemic.
In 2014, Haltom also worked on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign. A key part of McConnells platform during his 2014 race was his commitment to repealing Obamacare. A spokesman for his office, Brian McGuire, even shared at that time that “Leader McConnell is and has always been committed to the full repeal of Obamacare.” Since then, McConnell has led failed attempts to repeal the ACA, and continues to threaten those with pre-existing conditions who rely on the ACA to survive.
In addition to working for, and helping elect politicians to office who have actively fought to repeal the ACA, Haltom’s campaign is also funded by health sector special interests.
Overall, Bronwyn Haltom has a track record of working for conservative politicians that directly threaten to repeal the ACA. This outlook would put the health and safety of 1.2 million Michiganders alone who rely on the coverage provided by the ACA, at risk.