Follow liberals and anti-Trump conservatives on Twitter and you will often see the accusation that Donald Trump is killing people. For example, here are some recent tweets from three Trump critics:
Pepin Lachance @PepinLachance: @foxand friends @realDonaldTrump GOP and Trump undermining the healthcare of US citizens. They should be ashamed. People will die due to republicans they are killing us.
Gia Sonata @RedGia: @GeorgeTakei @sherrilee7 Oh – Trump is killing people. Slowly. With TrumpCare. Deregulation. FLINT still doesn’t have clean water. “Killing me softly w/his song”
Josh B @joshious: @SenDeanHeller @BillCassidy @LindseyGrahamSC Nevadans will hold you accountable for killing thousands of people and raising healthcare costs for all if you don’t vote NO on Trumpcare!
Repealing Obamacare would certainly lead to deaths. Twenty to 30 million people would lose their health insurance under the various repeal-and-replace bills that were considered by Congress in July. Loss of health insurance would mean less healthcare, and less healthcare would mean more deaths. But we could just say Trump will be letting people die, if he fulfills his pledge to end Obamacare. Should we go further and say he’ll be killing people?
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