4 Challenges Trump And Republicans Face When It Comes To Health Care

President Trump with Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (left) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (right) at the White House. All three will have to sell the new health care plan to skeptical factions.

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President Trump with Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (left) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (right) at the White House. All three will have to sell the new health care plan to skeptical factions.

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It took a lot to get to this point, but Republicans have released their long-awaited health care bill. (For more on the policy, check out the NPR health team’s reporting over at Shots.)

The version that was released is likely to change as the bill goes through committees, but now that it’s released, here are four potential challenges President Trump and Republicans face:

1. Health care is complicated

“It’s an unbelievably complex subject. Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated.”

That’s what President Trump told a gathering of governors about the health care system last week. President Obama was his team’s best messenger

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/03/07/519011978/4-challenges-facing-trump-and-republicans-when-it-comes-to-health-care?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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