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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leaves a closed-door meeting where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced the release of the Republican health care bill, the party's long-awaited attempt to scuttle much of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leaves a closed-door meeting where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced the release of the Republican health care bill, the party's long-awaited attempt to scuttle much of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
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Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of former President Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid and erase tax boosts that helped Obama finance his expansion of coverage.

The measure encountered immediate trouble as four GOP senators said they opposed it but were open to negotiations. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with NPR's Geoff Bennett (@GeoffRBennett) about reaction to the bill.

With reporting from The Associated Press

This article was originally published on June 22, 2017.

This segment aired on June 22, 2017.

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