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The 8.8 million people who signed up for coverage through HealthCare.gov nearly matches the number of sign-ups in 2016.
The GOP strategy is to accomplish two goals: End the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and cut taxes for corporations and the wealthy.
Several million Americans whose insurance premiums are made cheaper by federal subsidies are watching Congress after Trump cut their federal funds.
The latest Republican-led effort to repeal and replace Obamacare won't get a vote, officially killing the legislation.
Trump has said he will end "bailouts" for insurance companies if a new health bill isn't passed.
Republicans knew what they didn't like about the Affordable Care Act, but they never released a plan that would fix the problems they railed against.