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CBO Says Republican Health Care Bill Will Split Country In 3!

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The GOP rushed to pass their health care bill in the House before it could even get a grade from the Congressional Budget Office. But now, THREE WEEKS LATER we finally have some answers about what's in it.

And it's as bad as was expected.

The non-partisan CBO has determined the American Health Care Act as it stands will mean 23 million fewer people with health insurance by 2026 and 14 million fewer will qualify for Medicaid.

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These numbers are pretty close to where they were under the previous incarnations of the bill. Though it obviously STILL goes against Donald Trump's promise of "insurance for everybody."

NOW however, it's going to cost more. While the previous bill was rated as cutting the deficit by about $150 mil over ten years, this one will only cut it by $119 mil.

But the biggest change is from the last-minute additions, which are all about giving individual states the option to waive Obamacare protections. The CBO says this will split the country into three different zones:

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