Jul 18, 2017

GOP health care plan massively unpopular on Trump's turf

Jon C. Hancock / AP

Only 12% of voters in the counties that fueled President Trump's victory — identified as those that flipped from Obama to Trump or those where Trump outperformed Mitt Romney by a large margin — believe that the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is a good thing, per a new NBC News/WSJ poll.

  • One surprising thing: Only 25% of Trump voters in those counties thought the GOP effort was a good thing — granted, just 16% thought it was a bad thing, but a huge 59% had no opinion or didn't know.
  • One unsurprising thing: A whopping 0% of Clinton voters in those counties thought the repeal and replace effort was a good thing.
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