Many recent press reports have centered around the notion that Republicans are stuck in the mud trying to get their repeal and replace promises moving. That line appeared to be reinforced over last weekend when President Trump said in an interview that the process could draw out into next year. He was likely referring to the fact that the whole process, that includes implementing the replacement, could take well past 2017. Instead, Trump was taken literally by the press looking to write stories about how the whole process was foundering. Speaker Paul Ryan quickly countered in his press briefing that Republicans will legislate a repeal and replace of Obamacare this year.
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