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    Senate GOP’s Health Law Repeal Dashed

    Obamacare isn’t going anywhere just yet. Shortly after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged the GOP would be unable to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the effort to overhaul the nation’s health care system was dealt another crushing blow. Three Republican senators voiced their opposition to McConnell’s back-up plan, to simply repeal the law, effectively dooming it to failure. It’s a major defeat for President Donald Trump’s young administration, especially since a new health care law was a key campaign promise. Now, Trump says his plan is to “let Obamacare fail.”



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