The wall along the
The deportation force to oversee a mass exit of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants is no longer happening, per Trump.
And Trump is easing back his promise to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. "Either Obamacare will be amended or repealed and replaced," he told The Wall Street Journal last week.
As this editorial board has long noted, two of Obamacare's provisions -- allowing people to stay on their parents' health insurance until they are in their mid-20s and requiring insurers to cover people with pre-existing conditions -- will be difficult to repeal.
Other Obamacare provisions may also survive. One part of the law -- the individual mandate to purchase coverage -- provides health-insurance companies with a guaranteed customer base. Likewise, rural hospitals, including those in
One model to follow will be what
The political winds for the policy quickly changed, however.
Then along came a conservative political movement against anything suspected of being tied to the Obama administration.
The backlash was particularly strong in
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