State Attorney General Lori Swanson announced today that Minnesota is joining a lawsuit against the federal government after President Trump last night announced his plans to end Obamacare subsidies, meant to help insurers provide discounted policies for around seven-million low-income Americans. Swanson says “the federal government can’t pull the rug out from under these policy holders. These people have been relying on these payments and the lawsuit says the federal government requires these payments and that the federal government can’t just decide not to make the payments without amending federal law. And Swanson says “these types of payments help Minnesota, they help Minnesotans lower their coverage. if the payments don’t exist, then the cost of insurance can go up for people, which can then mean more people having to go on public systems, like medical assistance which costs taxpayers money. President Trump calls Obamacare is “a broken mess” and in a tweet this morning he called on Democrats to help him fix it moving forward. The president also calls Obamacare subsidy payments a bailout and an abuse of taxpayer dollars. On Thursday, Trump signed an executive order allowing people to buy health insurance across state lines.