Now that the historic election between the two most unpopular candidates in recent memory has been called for Donald Trump, the questions (of which there are many) now facing the President-Elect and the rest of us are how a President Trump will govern. One of his campaign promises (and a favorite Republican talking point) was the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with something else. (Its recent premium hikes were even cited by his campaign manager as a reason voters would choose him.) So is that going to happen?
At this point, we cannot know for sure (and given the beating that prognosticators took this election cycle, we’re not sure we want to guess). However, we can identify a few hurdles that might make it harder.
Republicans Need a Plan First. One of the major hurdles is Republicans themselves have yet to completely