Trump increasingly to blame for state of US healthcare system, voters say

While the plurality of voters say former President Barack Obama is responsible for the current state of American healthcare, a growing portion of individuals is shifting that blame to President Donald Trump, according to a Morning Consult poll.

The July 8-10 survey of nearly 2,000 registered voters found 31 percent of respondents said President Trump was more responsible for the state of U.S. healthcare than his predecessor. That's compared to 24 percent who said the same in October 2018.

The plurality of voters, 43 percent, blamed former President Obama for the current state of healthcare, which 1 in 2 respondents said has worsened in the past 10 years.

Additionally, 44 percent of respondents said it's unlikely a lawsuit aiming to dismantle the ACA will be successful. Thirty-seven percent said it is a possibility, according to the poll. Opinions vary along party lines.

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