The House followed the Senate on Wednesday in voting to repeal ObamaCare’s individual insurance mandate, fulfilling a longtime GOP goal targeting the health-care law.
The repeal, which now heads to President Trump’s desk, is the first major legislative victory for Republicans to strike down a provision of the law.
Gutting the mandate that Americans buy insurance or pay a tax penalty has been a target of Republicans in every iteration of their ObamaCare repeal bill this year.
The measure was ultimately included in the GOP’s tax overhaul, which passed along party lines this week in the Republican-led House and Senate.
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