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Rand Paul: GOP only ‘united’ on repealing Obamacare — not replacing it

by Liz Goodwin | Mar 17, 2017   ()

WASHINGTON — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told reporters Tuesday that he objected to what he called the “Obamacare-lite” bill unveiled by House leadership Monday and believes that Congress should move to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act before replacing it.

“There’s one thing that’s united Republicans in 2010 when we won the House, in 2014 when we won the Senate and in 2016 when we won the White House … that is complete repeal. Clean repeal,” Paul said.

Paul and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, are introducing companion bills in the House and Senate on Tuesday that fully repeal Obamacare. The move appears to be a step back for Republicans, who have been arguing since President Trump’s victory about how best to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Source: Yahoo News
Source: Yahoo News

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