The ABC star took a moment to point out how seeing this firsthand was a wakeup call about the healthcare debate in our country. He said simply at one point:
“If your baby is going to die, and it doesn’t have to, it should not matter how much money you make.”
And we weren’t the only ones watching who thought so. President Barack Obama tweeted:
Well said, Jimmy. That’s exactly why we fought so hard for the ACA, and why we need to protect it for kids like Billy. And congratulations! https://t.co/77F8rZrD3P
Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 2, 2017
And Hillary Clinton also saw the story and wrote:
Of course, as much as the politics ARE personal in this case, many simple wanted to share their love for Jimmy, Molly McNearney, and the brave little guy.
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