Tomi Lahren Admits She Still Benefits from Obamacare While Bashing It
She said this during a debate with Chelsea Handler at Politicon.
Tomi Lahren, known best for her outspoken conservative commentary, admitted that she still benefits from a feature of Obamacare, reports USA Today. She said this while arguing against Obamacare during a debate with Chelsea Handler at Politicon.
The non-partisan even features debates, panels, film and comedy. Lahren and Handler’s debate turned to the Affordable Care Act. Lahren, a Trump supporter, criticized Obamacare and told Handler she believes it is her right to purchase her own healthcare, but that she doesn’t “believe it’s my right to pay for it for other people,” Fortune reported.
However, Lahren admitted that since she is only 24, she is still on her parent’s health insurance. The comment drew a response from the crowd, who cheered and clapped, reports USA Today.
The Affordable Care Act allows dependent children to stay on their parent’s plan until age 26.
Many people took to social media to slam Lahren for being hypocritical.
Tomi Lahren admitting her parents still pay for her health insurance shows why this baby is an idiot.
— Pesach ‘Pace’ Lattin (@pacelattin) July 31, 2017
Tomi Lahren trashed the ACA then admitted that she is still on her parents’ insurance since she’s 24… literally thanks to the ACA ??♀️
— Laurel Powers Miller (@laurelelizap) July 31, 2017
Tomi Lahren is staunchly against Obamacare but is still utilizing it at age 24. Classic move from a 45 supporter #NotMyPresident
— Dana M (@aliceink) July 31, 2017
Lahren did not that she thinks certain aspects of Obamacare are positive.
“That’s exactly what I’m saying,” Lahren said, reports USA Today. “To say there are things from Obamacare that are not positive, that’s not true.”
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