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During today's health care meeting with Senators, President Trump reaffirmed his determination to revive the GOP health bill: "I'm ready to act. For seven years you promised the people you'd repeal Obamacare. People are hurting, inaction is not an option. And frankly, I don't think we should leave town unless we have a health insurance plan."

"We can repeal it, but we should repeal it and replace," he reiterated, "and we shouldn't leave town until this is complete, until this bill is on my desk. I'll sign it and we can celebrate with the American people.''

Mixed messaging: Trump's gone back and forth repeatedly on how to deal with the GOP's latest health care failure. First, he said he wanted to solely pass a repeal bill, then he argued they should sit back and "let Obamacare die." Now he's calling for a revival.

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