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Trump Urges Support for Health Care Legislation

Donald Trump
Posted at 11:02 AM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 11:02:00-04

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is urging people to call their lawmakers to express support for the Republican legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare."

Trump posted a video on Twitter Thursday asking people to get behind the plan. He says that people were "given many lies" about the Affordable Care Act.

Trump added that the legislation was "terrific" and "you're going to be very, very happy."

The GOP legislation was on the brink hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. Trump was spending the final hours trying to close the deal with conservatives who have opposed the plan.