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'Obamacare' repeal off the table for GOP until after 2020

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — "Not any longer."

And with that, a triumphant Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared to close the book on a divisive Republican debate, convincing President Donald Trump to shelve plans to replace the Affordable Care Act until after the 2020 election.

"I made it clear to him that we were not going to be doing that in the Senate," McConnell told reporters on Tuesday.

It was a rare public disclosure of private counsel from the Republican leader. And it signaled that, after two years in Trump's Washington, Republicans on Capitol Hill are figuring out how to handle...



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