Thursday, January 5, 2017

GOP Rep.: My Party Can't Repeal ACA Until Replacement Plan Is Ready

Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) on Wednesday joined a growing, if not extremely vocal, chorus of Republicans warning that the GOP should not move forward with its longtime goal of repealing the Affordable Care Act until it has a replacement plan ready to go.

“You cannot repeal and not replace,” Jones told MSNBC’s Peter Alexander. “You have to replace.”

Asked to elaborate on what a replacement would look like, Jones acknowledged that he and his fellow GOP lawmakers have yet to see a proposed bill in writing.

“Mr. Pence said today that after Mr. Trump is sworn in there will be movement to present some ideas as to how we need to fix the problems in the Affordable Care Act,” he said. Read full post here 

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