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Trump tells lawmakers ‘no more excuses’ on replacing Obamacare


President Trump urged lawmakers Tuesday to swiftly approve a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare so he can move on to the biggest tax cut since Ronald Reagan’s presidency.

“There’s going to be no slowing down, no waiting, no more excuses by anybody,” Mr. Trump told top House Republican lawmakers at a White House meeting on the new health care legislation. “We’re going to get it done.”

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http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/mar/7/donald-trump-no-more-excuses-replacing-obamacare/

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Republicans Rebrand Obamacare Strategy From ‘Repeal’ to ‘Repair’

Here’s How Republicans Are Working to Repeal Obamacare
Some Republicans in Congress are starting to talk more about trying to “repair” Obamacare, rather than simply calling for “repeal and replace.”

There’s good reason for that.

The repair language was discussed by Republicans during their closed-door policy retreat in Philadelphia last week as a better way to brand their strategy. Some of that discussion flowed from views that Republicans may not be headed toward a total replacement, said one conservative House lawmaker who didn’t want to be identified.

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https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-02-01/republicans-rebrand-obamacare-strategy-from-repeal-to-repair

GOP Acknowledges It Won’t Meet Self-Imposed Deadline to Repeal Obamacare


Two days before Republicans’ self-imposed deadline for producing legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, GOP lawmakers acknowledged they were unlikely to meet it.

Both the GOP-controlled House and Senate passed budgets this month requiring four committees to deliver proposals by Jan. 27 to roll back major tenets of the 2010 health-care law.

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http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2017/01/25/gop-acknowledges-it-wont-meet-self-imposed-deadline-to-repeal-obamacare/