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Trump's push to tie health care mandate to tax reform hits swift resistance

by Ashley Kilough, Lauren Fox, Deirdre Walsh | Nov 02, 2017   ()

Washington (CNN) - Lawmakers on Capitol Hill had mixed reviews Wednesday for a new proposal pushed by President Donald Trump that would raise money for tax reform but potentially complicate the already thorny issue.

The President tweeted support Wednesday morning for an idea pitched by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, earlier this week, suggesting Republicans repeal the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act to help pay for the tax cuts they desperately want to pass heading into next year's midterm elections.

 

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