The lower house of Congress approved the replacement of the new Obamacare program

The house of representatives Thursday, may 4, approved a bill that struck down key provisions of health reform Obamacare and replace it with the program developed by Republicans. About it reports Reuters.

The decision was taken by majority of votes, 217 to 213. For the amendments voted for no one Democrat.

The document is submitted to the Senate for consideration. As noted, this is currently the main victory of the new President of Donald trump in the legislative field.

The project of Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) was enacted in 2010 with 44th US President Barack Obama. He 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 have repeatedly said that Obamacare is too costly for the budget. The cancellation of this project was one of the campaign promises trump.