Trump claims Little Sisters court decision as a victory against Obama legacy

Posted 27 days ago


The Trump administration claimed that the Little Sisters of the Poor's victory at the Supreme Court Wednesday concerning a contraception mandate was a win of its own over President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany in a statement praised the court for siding against the "overly rigid and misguided efforts" of the Obama administration to require the Little Sisters to provide contraceptive access in their healthcare plans. McEnany contrasted Obama with Trump, who she said "has sought to lift burdens on religious exercise" for people in every religion "since day one."

"This administration will continue working to protect healthcare, including contraceptive healthcare, for the American people," she said. "Unlike the last administration, however, we have the courage of our convictions: We are allowing women who lack access to contraceptive cov... (Read more)