Rand Paul rolling out ObamaCare replacement this week
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Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulGOP political operatives indicted over illegal campaign contribution from Russian national in 2016 White House debates vaccines for air travel Senate lawmakers let frustration show with Blinken MORE (R-Ky.) is pledging to roll out an ObamaCare replacement bill this week as GOP lawmakers rush to nix the healthcare law. 

The Kentucky senator argued Monday that the law must be replaced with "real market reforms." 
Paul's legislation comes as the Senate is expected to pave the way this week to repealing the healthcare law. 
 
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Paul is leading a small but growing number of GOP lawmakers concerned about repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan hashed out.
 
He added another curveball to the ongoing debate on Friday, saying President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpUN meeting with US, France canceled over scheduling issue Trump sues NYT, Mary Trump over story on tax history McConnell, Shelby offer government funding bill without debt ceiling MORE agrees with him that the two should be moved together. 
Republicans, who have a 52-seat Senate majority, will need 50 votes to repeal the healthcare law, meaning they can only lose two GOP senators if no Democrats support the measure. 
 
Paul didn't offer details on Monday about what would be included in his forthcoming healthcare bill. GOP lawmakers have rolled out various replacement bills for years but haven't publicly coalesced around one alternative. 
 
The Kentucky senator floated in an op-ed last week that the law should be replaced with "freedom." 
 
"The freedom to choose inexpensive insurance free of government dictates," Paul wrote. 
 
He also backed allowing unlimited savings in health savings accounts and buying insurance across state lines.