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Trump Seizes on Obamacare Cost Increases to Try to Boost Campaign

Trailing in most polls, the Republican presidential nominee zeroed in on news that premiums for the Affordable Care Act will rise next year.
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Trump: Repealing Obamacare Is Going to Be ‘So Easy’

Photographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Donald Trump took dead aim at Obamacare Tuesday, hoping to use news about skyrocketing premiums as a sword to cut into Hillary Clinton’s sizable lead in the presidential race and put his Democratic rival on the defensive.

“This election is going to be about Obamacare. It’s going to be about jobs,” Trump said at a Tuesday morning event in Miami. “Obamacare is just blowing up.”