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 John TrumpGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race Scott Atlas resigns as coronavirus adviser to Trump 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 PaulRand Paul says Fauci owes parents and students an apology over pandemic measures Grassley returns to Capitol after having coronavirus Congress set for chaotic year-end sprint 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 that a replacement is needed the same day the ACA is repealed.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said last week that he spoke to Trump and the two are in agreement that ObamaCare should be replaced the same day it is repealed.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 SchumerOvernight Health Care: Moderna to apply for emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine candidate | Hospitals brace for COVID-19 surge | US more than doubles highest number of monthly COVID-19 cases The five biggest challenges facing President-elect Biden Collins urges voters to turn out in Georgia runoffs 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.