Medical Patients Believe Senate’s First Steps To Repealing Obamacare Is A ‘Death Sentence’ — Read Their Heartbreaking Reactions

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The end is nigh!

While the world has been distracted by Donald Trump‘s #GoldenShowerGate scandal and his absurd outbursts during his first press conference, the U.S. Senate has been busy trying to undo Obamacare!

On Wednesday night, the Senate voted 51-48 to instruct committees to start drafting legislation that would repeal President Barack Obama‘s Affordable Care Act.

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Wednesday’s vote approves committees of both the House and Senate to draft repeal legislation by January 27. At that point, the branches of government need to approve the legislation before a repeal can go through.

It’s widely known that Republicans have been seeking to repeal Obamacare — the thing that gave health coverage to 20 MILLION previously uninsured Americans — and it’s possible the process could take months. But what’s worse is Republicans don’t even have a solid plan to replace the ACA!

As a result, many Americans with health problems took to Twitter in the last 24 hours to express their concerns over the insurance changes, and to show their support for the ACA, saying:

This is so incredibly sad!

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If you’re interested in joining the cause, several people tweeted out messages on how to help, like this one:

As for when we might see a more permanent piece of legislation, Donald said on Wednesday that a plan will be submitted as soon as the Senate approves Representative Tom Price — Trump’s nominee to head the Health and Human Services Department.

We can’t even begin to imagine dealing with major health problems during such a tense political climate!

What are your thoughts on the Senate’s late night vote??

[Image via NBC and Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.]

Jan 12, 2017 3:36pm PDT

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