Trump Says New Health Plan Coming Soon

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President Donald Trump announced that his administration will unveil a new healthcare plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, but warned that it won't come about easily.

"Unfortunately, the budget that we're inheriting...is a mess," Trump said, according to the Washington Examiner. "The finances of our country are a mess. But we're going to clean them up."

"We'll be submitting something that I think people will be very impressed by," Trump said.

The president went on to say that his administration will not waste taxpayer money.

"We'll be directing all of our departments and agencies to protect every last American and every last tax dollar. No more wasted money," Trump said. "We're going to be spending the money in a very, very careful manner."

Trump's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, comes at a time when polls indicate that people have mixed feelings about the law.

A Politico/Morning Consult Poll shows that the American public is split about Obamacare, with 45 percent in favor of the law and 45 percent opposed to the law.

"As the threat of the Affordable Care Act's repeal has moved from notional to concrete, our weekly polling has shown an uptick in the law's popularity, and fewer voters support repealing the law," said Kyle Dropp, Morning Consult's co-founder and chief research officer, according to CNBC.

That poll also found that 57 percent of people approve of a whole or partial repeal of the Obamacare law.

Sources: Washington Examiner, CNBC / Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

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