I’d challenge you to find that direct quote in context.
ACA’s tumultuous history is more complex than that, too, but I guess history is pretty over-rated.
Gutierrez says hundreds of Republican amendments in ACA
Republicans continue to sell their health care plan in an effort to deliver on a party-wide campaign promise to repeal…
You can try to both sider it as hard as you want; the level of polarization in our country has not been equal. Check out Mann and Ornstein if you feel so inclined, I suppose!