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GOP leader says he'll rework health bill, but offers Plan B

GOP leader says he'll rework health bill, but offers Plan B

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to produce a fresh bill in about a week scuttling and replacing much of President Barack Obama's health care law. But he's also acknowledging a Plan B if that effort continues to flounder. "If my side is unable to agree on an adequate replacement, then some kind of action with regard to the private health insurance market must occur," McConnell, R-Ky., said Thursday. It was one of his most explicit concessions that a top priority for President Donald Trump and the entire GOP, erasing much of Obama's landmark 2010 statute, might fall short. He provided no details during remarks he made at a Rotary Club lunch in a deep-red, conservative rural area of southern Kentucky. Previously, other Republicans have said that if their broad drive to d...