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Bipartisan group of governors urges Senate to 'immediately reject' repealing ObamaCare without a replacement

A bipartisan group of governors issued a statement Tuesday praising senators for standing up to President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) proposal to repeal ObamaCare without an immediate replacement.

"Congress should work to make health insurance more affordable by controlling costs and stabilizing the market, and we are pleased to see a growing number of senators stand up for this approach," wrote governors including John Kasich of Ohio (R) and Montana's Steve Bullock (D). "The Senate should immediately reject efforts to 'repeal' the current system and replace sometime later."

Additional signatories include Larry Hogan of Maryland (R), John Bel Edwards of Louisiana (D), Bill Walker of Alaska (I), John W. Hickenlooper of Colorado (D), Charles D. Baker of Massachusetts (R), Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania (D), Phil Scott of Vermont (R), Terry McAuliffe of Virginia (D), and Brian Sandoval of Nevada (R).