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Obamacare repeal: Trump’s steep learning curve

The big question is whether the president and his closest aides can learn from this setback

By Iwan Morgan  

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The failure of the Republican health care reform bill has been a humiliating lesson for Donald Trump that governing requires different skills to campaigning. With words cheap on the stump, he promised to deliver a new health care plan that would be “unbelievable,” “beautiful,” “terrific.” It would be “less expensive and much better” than Obamacare while still guaranteeing “insurance for everybody.” Repealing the Affordable Care…

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