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Former President Trump has pledged to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a “much better and less expensive” healthcare program.

On his social media platform, Truth Social, Trump criticized the ACA, commonly known as Obamacare, as “too expensive” and inadequate, promising a more satisfactory alternative that will make “people happy, not sad!”

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Despite the ACA’s rising popularity among Americans, with 60 percent holding a favorable view, Trump is reigniting the debate over healthcare reform, a shift from the recent Republican focus on the economy and crime. His renewed criticism has surprised GOP lawmakers, especially after several unsuccessful attempts to repeal and replace the law in Congress and court.

In a bid to clarify his stance, Trump emphasized on Truth Social, “I don’t want to terminate Obamacare, I want to REPLACE IT with MUCH BETTER HEALTHCARE… America will have one of the best Healthcare Plans anywhere in the world.”

However, key Republican figures express skepticism about the feasibility of Trump’s health care overhaul. Senator John Cornyn voiced uncertainty about reaching a political consensus for a new plan, while Senator Bill Cassidy, a significant figure on the Senate Health Committee, deemed it unlikely in the current narrowly divided Congress.


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