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Health Care

What If Republicans Take Down Obamacare?

The Trump administration is backing a lawsuit against Obamacare. Have Republicans thought through what happens if the lawsuit succeeds? At Bloomberg Opinion, I run through some scenarios — and reach depressing conclusions.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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