The House voted Thursday to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- Obamacare -- and pass a new bill, the American Health Care Act, killing former President Barack Obama’s signature legislation.
The vote, 217-213, came about six weeks after GOP opposition forced House leaders to cancel a planned vote on a similar bill.
While GOP leaders in the House promise that this bill is a better fit for Americans than Obamacare -- with reworked subsidies for private insurance and an end to tax penalties placed on those who do not purchase health insurance -- the bill's economics are in question.
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