President Barack Obama is expected to meet with the Democrats to devise a way to save Obamacare from being repealed after Donald Trump takes office.
President Obama to meet with Democrats to devise a plan to save Obamacare.
“Repealing Obamacare is certainly the top priority for Republican constituents,” Roll Call columnist Jon Allen said. Republicans will look to roll back certain regulations introduced by Obama during his presidency. There is expected to be a reformation of the tax code. There will be a lot of legislative activity seen when President-elect Trump takes office, Allen said.
Speaking ahead of Obama’s planned meeting with the Democrats to devise a plan to save Obamacare, Trump said, “[Obama] is president until January 20. And then after that it’s our turn. So we’ll see what happens. He’s gotta protect what he wants to do and perhaps he could save his legacy, but when you look at Obama care you have in many cases over 100 percent increase [in premiums]. It’s unaffordable, it doesn’t work.”
Thirty percent Americans in favor of expanding Obamacare
CBS News notes that 26 percent Americans want the Obamacare to be repealed. On the other hand, 17 percent would like to see the act scaled back. 30 percent people have expressed their opinion to expand the Obamacare.
Democrats, on the other hand, will be looking to advise Republicans what repealing Obamacare can cost. It looks like the Republicans will be repealing Obamacare with a replacement. “It is a lot easier to take down a law than to replace it,” Allen said.