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- 03/06/2017

Are U.S. Republicans going d to unveil healthcare bill this week?

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U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One, returning to Washington from a weekend in Florida, at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S. March 5, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The 2010 law passed by congressional Democrats over united Republican opposition, called by Trump a “disaster”, could be on its way to be repleade and replaced as the  this week the Republican U.S. lawmakers are expected to unveil this week the text of long-awaited legislation.

The aide cited progress in meetings and phone calls starting on Friday and lasting through the weekend involving House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney, Trump domestic policy adviser Andrew Bremberg and others.

“We are in a very good place right now, and while drafting continues, we anticipate the release of final bill text early this week,” said the aide, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The aide called the expected bill a “consensus Republican plan,” but offered no details.

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