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Tricks to Balance Budget: Repeal Obamacare, Keep Its Revenue

House Budget Chairman Tom Price Introduces FY16 Budget Resolution
Photographer: Andrew Harrer
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Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate say their budget proposals add up. It takes some creative math and logic to make that true.

The plans unveiled this week call for the U.S. government to collect about $2 trillion in taxes in the next decade that Republicans have little or no intention of collecting. Some of that revenue would come straight from taxes to pay for Obamacare -- which they want to repeal.