Obamacare Replacement Plan Clears First Hurdle


Obamacare Replacement Plan Clears First Hurdle

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WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) – After 18 hours of debate and clashes between Democrats and Republicans, the House Ways and Means Committee pushed through the GOP replacement for Obamacare.
But it wasn’t an easy process. Democrats offered dozens of amendments to slow down the process. Among them measures aimed at preventing the bill from raising deficits, kicking people off coverage or boosting consumers’ out-of-pocket costs. They tried unsuccessfully to insert language which would pressure President Donald Trump to release his income tax returns. They also failed to prevent Republicans from restoring insurance companies’ tax deductions for executive salaries …

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