Obama 'Skeptical' GOP Will Be Able to Replace 'Obamacare'

The president discusses his signature health care law in an exclusive interview on "This Week."
1:51 | 01/08/17

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During the campaign. Maybe speeches you see all the progress we've made in the last year's cola the win. If we count. Still think that. No as I've been talking about are less old days when it comes to health care. The gains that we've made are there. Forty million people have health insurance the demands before. The uninsured rate is lost or. The rising health care costs cents. Obama cared for herbal cure act was passed. Have been at their lowest rate in fifty years it is true theoretically. That. All that progress can be on Don and suddenly twenty million people or more don't have health insurance. But as I think Republicans and our. Recognizing. That's may not be what they murder people including humans trump voters. Are looking for don't on do things just because I did them I don't have pride of authorship question of today in a form on health care. If the Republicans can come up with a system that ensures more people cheaper or better. I will be the first one I can tell players how you don't think they can do it. Well I am skeptical that they can do it mainly because for seven years now including when we first tried to pass health care. I central okay if this doesn't work tell me what does. Who has obamacare gonna survive. A farewell for. It may be called something else. And and as I certainly had I don't mind. If in fact the Republicans make some modifications some of which I may have been seeking previously. But they won't cooperate because they don't wanna. Make the system work. And re label it as trump care upon were that.

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