Poll: Half of voters say Trump shouldn't repeal ObamaCare

 Poll: Half of voters say Trump shouldn't repeal ObamaCare
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Half of U.S. voters don't want President Trump to repeal ObamaCare, a new poll has found.

A new poll from Quinnipiac University released Wednesday found that 50 percent of American voters don't support Trump’s efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and 46 percent do.

Positions on repealing ObamaCare broke along party lines. Eighty-six percent of Democrats polled said they don’t support repealing ObamaCare, and 87 percent of Republicans do support it.


Trump said on Sunday that any replacing ObamaCare could take “sometime into next year” and acknowledged any work to replace it will be “very complicated.” 

But the president signaled throughout his presidential campaign and following his election that a rapid repeal of Obama’s landmark health care law was one of his top priorities.

Top Republicans in Congress have said they plan to begin repealing ObamaCare in the spring. But lawmakers worry that a poorly planned repeal process that leaves millions without insurance could hurt the GOP in the 2018 mid-terms.

Quinnipiac University conducted its latest survey of 1,155 voters nationwide via cellphone and landline telephone interviews Feb. 2–6. It has a margin of error of 2.9 percentage points.