Conway refuses to commit to ObamaCare repeal and replacement on same day

Conway refuses to commit to ObamaCare repeal and replacement on same day
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Incoming White House counselor Kellyanne Conway refused to say President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpUkraine's president compares UN to 'a retired superhero' Collins to endorse LePage in Maine governor comeback bid Heller won't say if Biden won election MORE will replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the same day Republicans in Congress repeal the law, also known as ObamaCare.

"Well, it really depends [on] what the piece of legislation is. What does it look like?" she said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked if Trump agrees with 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.) that a replacement is needed the same day the ACA is repealed.

"I can confirm that he is committed to replacing ObamaCare with something that actually is affordable and accessible and allows you to buy health insurance over state lines," she added.

Paul said last week that he spoke to Trump and the two are in agreement that ObamaCare should be replaced the same day it is repealed.


Republicans in Congress are currently planning to repeal the ACA, though it is not yet clear what the timeline would be for a replacement.

Democrats, including new Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerBiden touts 'progress' during 'candid' meetings on .5T plan Progressives push for fossil subsidy repeal in spending bill Louisiana delegation split over debt hike bill with disaster aid MORE (N.Y.), have criticized Republicans for their plan to repeal the ACA without an alternative.

"He's very committed to repealing and replacing it. Mr. Trump has been very upfront about what some of those particulars are," Conway said Sunday.