The house of representatives of the U.S. Congress approved a bill to repeal Obamacare
Moscow. May 4. INTERFAX.RU — the House of representatives of the U.S. Congress on Thursday approved a bill to repeal the healthcare program Obamacare and replace it with another program.
According to CNN, voted 217 congressmen, only one vote more than the minimum number required for passage of the bill.
It is expected that a vote in the Senate on this issue will be held in June, marks the channel.
Reform Obamacare (officially called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the law on patient protection and affordable health care) was implemented in 2010. Medical insurance in the country is mandatory, however, budget expenditures grew substantially.
Obamacare repeal was one of the most important points of the electoral program, trump as the Republicans from the outset sharply criticized the reform as too expensive and ineffective. Trump has signed the decree about the beginning of the process of the abolition of medical reform of Obama the next day after his inauguration — on January 21.
On 12 January the us Senate voted for the repeal of this law. In late March, trump was forced to withdraw from the Congress its draft of health care reform because of opposition from lawmakers, primarily Democrats.
The poll shows the public opinion Quinnipac University and published in late March, 56% of Americans oppose repeal of Obamacare, 17%, 26% undecided.