Representatives of the Republican party took a vote in the house of representatives a bill to abolish a program of universal health insurance Obamacare. On Friday, March 24, said the President Donald trump The Washington Post.
“We just withdrew it (the bill — ed. “Of the tape.ru”), “—said the American leader. This decision, according to the newspaper, means that the program Obamacare remains in force, and therefore, trump did not fulfill one of his campaign promises.
The speaker of the house of representatives Paul Ryan actually admitted political defeat of his party, said TASS. “We did everything we could. It’s a setback, no question about it, but it’s not the end of history (…). I don’t know how much time we’ll need to (act on health care services — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), replace”, — he said.
Previously on 24 March it was reported that trump filed the Republicans an ultimatum on the repeal of Obamacare. He warned that if they did not support the bill on the reform of medical insurance system, he will leave this subject and do tax reform.
March 1, in a speech before Congress trump said that Obamacare should be replaced. In his opinion, access to insurance should be available to all Americans who have history of the disease. In addition, the President suggested that when buying insurance act tax credits. Also, the reform should protect patients and physicians from unnecessary costs that increase the price of insurance.
The project of Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) was enacted in 2010 and have allowed more than 25 million not previously insured individuals to provide a medical service. However, for those who do not receive subsidies from the state, the cost of insurance has increased. Republicans repeatedly stated that Obamacare is too costly for the budget. The cancellation of this project was one of the campaign promises of Donald trump.