President Obama took something of a victory lap last week when he announced that more than seven million Americans signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Republicans, of course, are still bitterly opposed to the law and continue to call for its repeal. But one prominent Republican says he has always supported Obamacare.
Dr. Louis W. Sullivan served as Secretary of Health and Human Services under President George H. W. Bush and was an early advocate of several of the provisions that now make up the ACA. Sullivan’s support is rooted in his personal history, which is told in his new memoir, “Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine.”