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00:00:01
>> Republican's blueprint for replacing Obamacare reportedly under lock and key in an undisclosed room in the capitol. Even Kentucky Senator Rand Paul this week, in a viral bit on Twitter, unable to track it down.>> The Obamacare nightmare is about to end.>> While Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Health Secretary Tom Price hit the road to sell a plan they hope lives up to President Donald Trump's words.
00:00:28
>> But I think it's gonna be something special.>> That is something that doesn't leave millions of Americans without coverage or send insurance rates soaring as they claim former President Obama's signature healthcare law did. Healthcare correspondent Yasmin Nabutaleb.>> In general, people are still very divided on how an Obamacare repeal and replace should go.
00:00:49
The White House seems to have indicated support for the current House plan that's led by Speaker Paul Ryan.>> Republicans in the White House have agreed on scrapping Obamacare's individual mandate requiring everyone to be covered.>> And eliminate all it's mandates and->> While keeping a provision protecting coverage for pre-existing ailments.
00:01:09
>> The way to make health insurance available to everyone is to lower the cost of health insurance, and that is what we are going to do.>> In his speech to congress earlier this week, President Trump also suggested allowing state governors to keep Medicaid coverage extended under the Obama plan at its current levels.
00:01:26
>> State governors are proposing that they would still get enough money to protect people who got Medicaid under Obama care, but they would spend less than they are now. Some hardline conservatives are saying they're not going to vote for the bill as it currently stands. It's still very unclear how these differences are going to be be worked out or if they're going to be worked out on the timelines Republicans have promised.
00:01:47
>> The time has come.>> Replacing Obamacare ironically putting Trump in the same position as Obama eight years ago. However it ends up, he'll own it.