Republicans Face a New Moment of Truth on Obamacare

  • The GOP must decide whether it can accept political limits, allow bipartisan compromise and protect citizens from harm.
  • Repealing and replacing Obamacare has been the top priority of Republicans for years.
  • Two senior senators have negotiated a bipartisan backup plan after the GOP fumbled with a repeal.

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Senators Say They’ve Reached Bipartisan Deal to Prop Up Obamacare

Senators in both political parties say they’ve reached agreement on fixes to stabilize Obamacare just two weeks before Americans start signing up for 2018 coverage.

The two-year deal would allow crucial subsidies to health insurers to start flowing again, potentially lowering insurance premiums for those in the program next year. President Donald Trump’s administration announced last week that it was cutting off the payments, and on Tuesday Trump called the agreement a short-term solution.