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Trump suggests repealing Obama health law now 

/ 07:08 PM June 30, 2017
Donald Trump and Barack Obama in their first meeting at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

FILE – President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. —PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS/AP

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has tweeted about the sputtering Senate health care bill.

Trump says: “If Republican Senators are unable to pass what they are working on now, they should immediately REPEAL, and then REPLACE at a later date!”

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That’s an approach advocated by Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, who’s said he opposes the bill, which would do both at once. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell postponed a vote on the bill Tuesday because of opposition from conservatives and moderates. He’s trying to nail down changes by this weekend to assure the bill’s passage after the July 4 recess.

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