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In Tense Obamacare Town Hall, GOP Lawmaker Calls Fears ‘Genuine’

  • Florida’s Bilirakis says it is his job to listen, not hide
  • Some Republicans have dismissed protests as liberal stunts
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Here's How Republicans Are Working to Repeal Obamacare

Representative Gus Bilirakis was determined to walk into his health-care town hall in Florida through the front door -- even though local deputies suggested a side door might be a safer route.

"Nah," said the sixth-term Republican congressman, of the notion of keeping such distance from constituents angry and confused about plans by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare.