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Title Title
Fact check: Steven King's claim about number of Americans without health care Fact check: Steven King's claim about number of Americans without health care
Summary Summary
How many Americans have no Health Insurance? How many Americans have no Health Insurance?
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Author Steven King wrote a <a href="https://twitter.com/StephenKing/status/1097191578412765191">tweet about Americans  with no health insurance</a>, he claimed the following: Author Steven King wrote a <a href="https://twitter.com/StephenKing/status/1097191578412765191">tweet about Americans  with no health insurance</a>, he claimed the following:
https://twitter.com/StephenKing/status/1097191578412765191 https://twitter.com/StephenKing/status/1097191578412765191
<strong>  Claim: </strong> <strong>  Claim: </strong>
"<span class="s1">44 million Americans [without]</span><span class="s1"> health care" </span> "<span class="s1">44 million Americans [without]</span><span class="s1"> health care" </span>
<strong> Fact Check:</strong> <strong> Fact Check:</strong>
  According to PBS report on the Healthcare Crisis, <a href="https://www.pbs.org/healthcarecrisis/uninsured.html">approximately 44 million people do not have Health Insurance, and another 38 million have inadequate Health Insurance</a>. This means that about one/third of all Americans are Health Insurance insecure.
&nbsp; These numbers support Steven King's claim.
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