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Senate Republicans announced that a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual healthcare mandate will be included in their tax reform bill, a move that is not sitting well with Senators from across the aisle.
"This tax bill is now officially a healthcare bill," said Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon. "An enormously important healthcare bill with consequences for millions and millions of Americans."
Well officially, it is still a tax bill. But can it pass with the mandate repeal in place? For answers, The Takeaway turns to Jennifer Haberkorn, senior health care reporter for Politico.
This segment is hosted by Todd Zwillich
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