GOP Needs Trump's Leadership to Repeal Obamacare and the Clock Is Ticking

Last November's election gave the congressional Republican majority an unexpected bonus: a president prepared to help enact its long-standing conservative agenda of lowering taxes and repealing Obamacare.It marked only the third time in the last 35 years that voters gave the GOP the unified governmental control that the election eight years earlier gave the Democrats and enabled them to enact the national health program. But time is of the essence.And despite continued optimistic statements from top Republican congressional leaders, the turbulence surrounding the Trump administration has so far kept it from providing the guidance that would have enabled GOP lawmakers to make the quick start they pledged to enact the complex measures on their agenda.  Continue reading...

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