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Some GOP governors assail new healthcare proposal backed by Trump

Some GOP governors assail new healthcare proposal backed by Trump

In the days since House Republicans unveiled a replacement to the Affordable Care Act, some GOP governors have a message: Not so fast.

The proposed legislation, which is supported by President Trump, would, among other things, make significant changes to Medicaid programs that have been expanded under the Affordable Care Act, also commonly referred to as Obamacare.

The current healthcare law has provided hundreds of billions of dollars of new federal aid to states in order to help them expand Medicaid coverage to low-income adults, who were not previously covered.

So far, 31 states — more than half overseen by Republican governors —...

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