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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  


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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