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Shane Savitsky Apr 25, 2017
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Only 37% of Americans want ACA repealed

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Just 37% of Americans want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, while 61% say it should be kept and improved, per a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.

Don't blow it up: There's an ongoing lawsuit by House Republicans, which would defund the cost-sharing reductions of ACA, bringing the law's entire framework down. That's probably what Trump is referring to when he says ACA is in "serious trouble," but that'd be a terribly unpopular choice for the GOP as only 13% of Americans want to see the law fail.