Mon Oct 16, 2017 AT 12:57 PM EDT
“Then you had Obamacare,” Bannon said. Trump is “not gonna make the [cost-sharing reduction] payments. Gonna blow that thing up. Gonna blow those exchanges up, right?” If the underside of the bus outside the White House weren’t already so conspicuously crowded, you might say Bannon was tossing his old boss under it. Trump’s decision to cancel about $7 billion in annual federal payments to subsidize the policies of low-income Americans will clearly test the resilience of the already-strained Obamacare marketplaces, reports the Washington Post.