Trump reconsiders, gives nod to Obamacare

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President-elect Donald Trump has said he is open to leaving intact key parts of President Barack Obama's healthcare bill popularly know as "Obamacare".

The challenge for the president-elect is that the Obamacare features he praises – such as its mandate that insurers cover pre-existing medical conditions are made possible by portions of the law he has condemned, like requiring all Americans to obtain insurance.

Complicating the matter is that a "revise and reform" effort may not fly with Mr Trump's ardent supporters and the cadre of arch-conservative politicians in Congress, who want to tear up the law "root and branch".

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