Republican organizations, like the Heritage Foundation, are also joining the fight to hold Republicans accountable and repeal the legislation. The group released a video on Twitter saying, "#NoExcuses: Congress must repeal Obamacare now."
The video reminds Donald Trump that he promised on the campaign trail to get rid of it – and now it's time for House and Senate Republicans to follow through.
"Republicans campaigned on repealing Obamacare – and won. Now it's time for them to keep that promise."
Donald Trump's Warning on Repealing ObamacareTrump tweeted several warnings to his fellow Republicans this morning that highlighted the potential perils of getting rid of the massive healthcare law.
Trump suggested that ripping up Obamacare might let Democrats off the hook politically. "Republicans must be careful in that the Dems own the failed ObamaCare disaster, with its poor coverage and massive premium increases," Trump tweeted. "Don't let the Schumer clowns out of this web..."
Republicans must be careful in that the Dems own the failed ObamaCare disaster, with its poor coverage and massive premium increases......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2017
like the 116% hike in Arizona. Also, deductibles are so high that it is practically useless. Don't let the Schumer clowns out of this web...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2017
It's unclear if Trump is trying to backtrack on his campaign pledge, but House Speaker Paul Ryan explained, "We don’t want to pull the rug out from anybody. We don’t want people to be caught with nothing."
However, neither the incoming White House, or the Republican-controlled Congress have put forth a viable alternative to Obamacare that repeals the act without leaving a significant portion of Americans without healthcare.