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Republicans Find Replacing Obamacare Easier Said Than Done

  • Trump said he would push repeal right after taking office
  • Republicans say the path forward and timing isn’t clear
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Key Republicans in Congress are cautioning that replacing Obamacare will be a difficult and lengthy process that won’t happen in the first days of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said the health-care law should be replaced in a “step-by-step” process to give states more control, which won’t be done quickly.