Conservative Firing Line

GOP Is Not Working on Obamacare Replacement Says Senator

Republicans have not settled on a replacement plan for Obamacare and have yet to start seriously working on one according to a GOP senator. The promise to repeal and replace the unpopular health law was a major cornerstone of the Republican platform in last year’s election.

“To be honest, there’s not any real discussion taking place right now,” Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) told the Huffington Post on Tuesday.

Obamacare enrollments decline as GOP ponders next move

Seven years ago next month was the passage of the Affordable Care Act. With President Trump and the Republicans in Congress vowing to repeal President Obama’s trademark legislation, there is some doubt as to whether Obamacare will see its seventh birthday. With signups for the program falling and insurance companies leaving its marketplaces, Obamacare seems to be dying a slow death even without a formal repeal.