McConnell touts GOP healthcare plan ahead of Trump visit to Kentucky
© Greg Nash

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) used an op-ed in the Louisville Courier-Journal to welcome President Trump to his turf.

Trump will hold a rally there on Monday evening to discuss the GOP plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, which is expected to get a House vote on Thursday.

“Obamacare has become a mess in Kentucky, just like it has across the nation,” McConnell wrote. “In our state, premiums are rising by as much as 47 percent this year alone. It’s now clear that the so-called Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable.”

McConnell continued: “We cannot sit on our hands and hope that…