‘He can talk all he wants, but there’s no plan.’ — This father of a man with Down Syndrome knows that his son will be put at risk if Trump has his way with health care.

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In US news and current events today, this dad is terrified of what will happen if Trump cuts Medicaid. Bill Stumpf is a father of a special needs child, Kyle who has Down Syndrome.

Down Syndrome is considered a pre-existing condition by many health insurance providers.

Currently, Kyle is able to maintain a job due to job coaching which is covered by Medicaid. Under Obamacare, 36 states have opted for Medicaid expansion, but Trump seeks to repeal Obamacare and cut Medicaid.

Trump’s 2020 budget would cut funds to agencies and offices that serve Americans with disabilities, including caregiver support, independent living centers, and job programs, among others.

Watch our full profile on Bill and Kyle's story here.

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