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Obamacare mandate in U.S. Senate tax plan not bargaining chip -Mnuchin
November 19, 2017 / 3:03 PM / 24 days ago

Obamacare mandate in U.S. Senate tax plan not bargaining chip -Mnuchin

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday the repeal of the Obamacare individual healthcare mandate was not a bargaining chip in negotiations over the Senate tax legislation. “This is all about getting this passed in the Senate. This isn’t a bargaining chip, the president thinks we should get rid of it and I think we should get rid of it,” Mnuchin said on Fox News Sunday. “It’s an unfair tax on poor people.” (Reporting By Lucia Mutikani; editing by Grant McCool)

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