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Republicans don't understand that Americans depend on Obamacare

Republicans don't understand that Americans depend on Obamacare

The Grand Old Party remains hung up on the false belief that most Americans don't want Obamacare, despite all evidence to the contrary.

Repeated efforts to repeal and replace it having failed, the GOP now wants to include in its new Senate tax reform bill the elimination of the individual mandate, requiring purchase of health care insurance or payment of a fine.

Doing so would drive a stake into the heart of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, leaving an estimated 13 million Americans without coverage and creating a major crisis in the insurance market. According to Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, speaking for the Democrats, "We don't need to trade it...

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