RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - State Attorney General Mark Herring said Friday he is filing a lawsuit against the President Donald Trump administration over the end of "cost-sharing reduction payments."
Earlier in the day, Herring called Trump's decision to end the payments a "heartless, lawless move" that will cause health care prices to spike for low-income Americans.
Trump's order will "hurt the most vulnerable among us, and destabilize insurance markets around the country," Herring said Friday.
He says Trump's move is based on "spite rather than law."
Virginia and 18 other attorneys general are filing the suit in the Northern District of California challenging Trump's decision to end the payments.
The suit claims, in part:
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