DAILY SIGNAL: Cruz Urges Congress to ‘Finish the Job’ of Repealing and Replacing Obamacare

News|1.26.18

Congress needs to finish the job of repealing and replacing Obamacare in 2018, Sen. Ted Cruz says.

Republicans in Congress last year failed to craft a comprehensive repeal-and-replace bill for Obamacare that both the House and the Senate could agree on.

“I think we got very close last time, and that’s something I’m continuing to devote a lot of time [to], trying to unite our fractious conference and build consensus, to get at least 50 Republicans on the same page,” Cruz, R-Texas, told the Washington Examiner this week.

The Texas senator says he has taken the time to sit down with Republicans who voted against the previous attempt to repeal Obamacare and is optimistic new legislation will pass.

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