Schumer on Republican Obamacare Repeal: it's Their Responsibility

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U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that Democrats in Congress want to see Republican lawmakers' plan for a replacement healthcare program before they repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

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"They want to repeal it and then try to hang it on us. Not going to happen. It's their responsibility, plain and simple," Schumer said at a news conference after President Barack Obama met with Democratic lawmakers to discuss preserving his signature health care plan. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Bill Trott)