Trump talks with Reps. Josh Gottheimer and Tom Reed at a meeting with House Republicans and Democrats this afternoon. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP

One quote you need to read from President Trump's meeting with a group of House Republicans and Democrats this afternoon:

"But we do want to do something very, very powerfully with respect to Obamacare. It has not worked; the rates are going through the roof. The numbers that you looked at -- no matter where you go, no matter where you look, health care is failing in our country. And we're going to get it changed, and we're going to get it changed fast."

What he didn't say: “Repealed." Or “replaced."

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