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It’s not easy making America great again, is it?

Marc Short, the White House’s legislative director, said Trump was making weekend calls and believed senators were “getting close” on passing a bill.Trump on Friday tweeted the suggestion to repeal the Obama-era law right away and then replace it later, an approach that GOP leaders and the president himself considered but dismissed months ago as impractical and politically unwise.Short and Paul appeared on “Fox News Sunday”, Price was on NBC’s “Meet the Press”, and Sasse spoke on CNN’s “State of the Union”.After failing to bring the Senate to a vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week, Republicans, including President Donald Trump, have argued that the best path forward is to repeal Obamacare now and then delay replacing the legislation until a later date. We’re at an impasse. “32 million Americans off of health insurance”, said Sanders, who intends to introduce legislation outlining a “Medicare-for-all, single-payer” health care plan.Sasse first suggested the option of repealing and then replacing the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, in a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday — an idea that Trump also voiced, but was met by criticism from both Republicans and Democrats who anxious that it could harm Americans by leaving them without coverage.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin originally promised that the Trump administration would get tax reform passed by August, but Republican lawmakers have said that won’t happen until health reform is passed.Even as McConnell worked behind-the-scenes to find a way to allay the concerns of conservatives, who didn’t believe the bill went far enough to repeal Obamacare, and centrists, who anxious about Medicaid cuts and the 22 million more people who would be uninsured under the plan, Trump took to Twitter.Conservatives like Paul and Sen.And Lee said that at this point, it would be easier to get repealing the law out of the way and then pass a replacement on a “step by step” basis.”The bill is just being lit up like a Christmas tree full of billion-dollar ornaments, and it’s not repeal”, Paul said. Doing otherwise would invite accusations that Republicans were simply tossing people off coverage and would roil insurance markets by raising the question of whether, when and how Congress might replace Obama’s law once it was gone. “You can have a simultaneous bill or a concurrent bill that they can call replace and that, I think perhaps if it’s big spending, they can probably get Democrats to go along”. If we can’t, though, then there’s no reason to walk away.Sen. Sasse said that delay would allow families the security of knowing their insurance policy was not going to instantly evaporate.Last week, the Congressional Budget Office released its report on the Better Care Reconciliation Act, a Senate bill and partial repeal of the massive Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.