Trump: 'Let Obamacare implode'

(Twitter)
(Twitter)

Washington - US President Donald Trump urged Republican congressional leaders on Friday to let Obamacare "implode" rather than immediately work to fix it, after the Senate rejected a bill that would repeal the health care law.

"3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down," Trump tweeted, referring to the 49-51 vote in the dead of night on a controversial plan that would have partially dismantled the Affordable Care Act.

"As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal," the president said.

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