Americans Conflicted Over GOP Plans To Dump Obamacare

People are talking about the ACA at town hall meetings around the nation, like this one with Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina last month.

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People are talking about the ACA at town hall meetings around the nation, like this one with Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina last month.

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Last year, when presidential candidate Donald Trump hammered the Affordable Care Act as “a fraud,” “a total disaster” and “very bad health insurance,” many Americans seemed to agree with him.

Now that President Trump and fellow Republicans are attempting to keep their promise to get rid of the law, voters increasingly seem to be having second thoughts.

Multiple polls show rising support for the ACA, including one from the Pew Research Center and one from the Wall Street Journal/NBC News indicating Americans feel more positively about it than ever.

True, many still dislike the law known as Obamacare, but as the national conversation swells on the fate of a law that affects millions of people

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/03/518204657/americans-conflicted-over-gop-plans-to-dump-obamacare?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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