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The Next Ten Days Could Change American Healthcare for Decades

Republicans are expected to reveal the latest iteration of the Trumpcare bill, with plans to put it to a vote by the end of next week.

by Alex Thompson
Jul 13 2017, 1:30pm

After seven years of promising, Republicans are closer than ever before to repealing and replacing Obamacare. On Thursday, they are expected to reveal the latest iteration of the Trumpcare bill, with plans to put it to a vote by the end of next week. With tax reform still in primordial form, and a much-ballyhooed infrastructure package nowhere to be found, the repeal of the Obama-era healthcare bill has emerged as the defining political battle of President Donald Trump's young presidency.

The next ten days could change the course of the American healthcare system, and the two parties fighting over it, for decades to come. Here's what you need to know:

On Thursday at 11:30 AM, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will unveil the fourth version of the healthcare bill to his Republican colleagues, with hopes of a vote by the end of next week.

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