“Kara Eastman will end employer-provided health care, forcing your family into a one-size-fits-all, politician-run bureaucracy,” he says in the ad. “Let’s improve health care, not destroy it.”
It’s clear from the commercial that one attack from Eastman’s first ad landed. Bacon’s ad, like those of many embattled GOP House members, says he will protect preexisting conditions.
Eastman has criticized Bacon’s votes to repeal the ACA, his support for a lawsuit challenging the law and his embrace of a GOP bill with fewer comprehensive protections for preexisting conditions.
Health care experts who have studied the Republican bill and compared to the ACA say its protections for preexisting conditions would rely more on the states to uphold.
“In the same way that Trump uses falsehoods to confuse the public, Don Bacon is misleading people about his health care record,” Eastman said.
The new ad is expected to run for about a week, before being replaced with something new.
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