The Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, has taken a toll on President Barack Obama’s standing in the polls. The latest Gallup poll now shows Obama’s approval rating at just 39%.
Here are seven Obamacare facts dragging down the president’s approval rating:
1. Obamacare will cost taxpayers $1.8 to $2.6 trillion over the next 10 years. Over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates Obamacare will cost American taxpayers $1.798 trillion. The Republican Senate Budget Committee says CBO’s numbers rely on overly optimistic economic assumptions and puts the true cost at $2.6 trillion.