"There's no question" that the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress are actively sabotaging the Affordable Care Act, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a recent interview with Kansas public radio station KCUR. 

"Ironically, the Republican Congress did not repeal and replace, but the administration led by Tom Price at HHS — who is a vociferous opponent of the Affordable Care Act — has a lot of tools to really cut off the legs of the law," Sebelius said. 

At the beginning of his presidency, Trump instructed the Internal Revenue Service to back off enforcement of the individual mandate, she said.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.