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High Stakes for Trump in Republican Stumble Over Health Care

June 30, 2017 05:34 AM
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President Donald Trump suffered a political setback this week when Senate Republican leaders delayed a vote on overhauling the U.S. health care insurance system, one of the president's central campaign promises. Senate Republicans are trying to revive the health care effort, but they remain divided on an issue that represents one-sixth of the U.S. economy and has confounded both political parties for a generation. VOA national correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.