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President Donald Trump speaks to the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington, DC, September 29, 2017.
President Donald Trump is inviting congressional Democrats to “call me to fix” America’s health care system, as he prepares an order ceasing federal subsidy payments to health insurers.
In a pre-dawn post on his Twitter account Friday, the president reiterated his oft-stated argument that “Obamacare is imploding.”
Addressing Democrats, he tweeted that “massive subsidy payments to their pet insurance companies has stopped. Dems should call me to fix!”
Trump called Obamacare “a broken mess” and claimed that “piece by piece” his administration is beginning the process of giving America “the great HealthCare it deserves!”
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Since his presidential campaign and nearly nine months in office, Trump has persistently called for getting rid of the 2010 Obama law. His fellow Republicans joined him in that cause, but neither Trump nor the GOP has been able to muster sufficient strength to get the repeal bill through the Senate.
—CNBC contributed to this report.