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House passes healthcare bill in big victory for Trump
May 4, 2017 / 6:20 PM / 7 months ago

House passes healthcare bill in big victory for Trump

WASHINGTON, May 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved legislation on Thursday to repeal major portions of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican healthcare plan, handing a major legislative victory to President Donald Trump.

By a vote of 217-213, Republicans obtained just enough votes to push the legislation through the House, sending it to the Senate for consideration. No Democrats voted for the House bill. (Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Frances Kerry and Tim Ahmann)

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