Later in the evening during a Fox News Townhall,
In addition to promising numerous times on the campaign trail in
See below for more coverage about Trump's broken promises to protect Medicare,
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"Before the Affordable Care Act was enacted, insurers could charge women more simply for being women," Johnson said during a press conference in
In 2015, candidate
Instead, the Trump administration strives to remove protections for people with pre-existing conditions and the
"As a mother, I know firsthand what this is like, as I had my children before protections for people with pre-existing conditions became law," Johnson said.
"And now Trump -- whether it was just merciless fight to fully repeal these protections, undermine the law or now using his
"We deserve a president who won't try to deceive us for their own political benefit or break his promises when he thinks we aren't looking," she said.
Also speaking was
"I have pre-existing conditions, lupus and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, both of which are autoimmune disorders," Pohlman said. "To keep these illnesses under control, I take over 20 medications and rely on
"Without the coverage I receive -- and without the protections for my pre-existing conditions I have thanks to the ACA -- my medicine would cost
Noting administrations proposals to revamp
"We have to ask ourselves: Why do they care so much how we identify or who we love? What possible threat do we pose to them or their way of life? It is clear that Trump never intended to keep his promises to us, and was merely paying lip service to the LGBTQ community during an election year."