By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that Republicans next year will unveil a plan to replace Obamacare in its entirety, as part of a “pro-growth” agenda that he believes should also include cutting welfare programs and taxes. Ryan said even if President Barack Obama will not sign them into law in his last year in office, the Republican majority in Congress must produce to demonstrate “what our ideal policy would be looking forward to 2017 and beyond.” “Put together a positive agenda and take it to the American people,” he urged members of his party. The most urgently needed action, Ryan said, was to replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as Obamacare is officially called.
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House Speaker Ryan wants Obamacare replacement, welfare cuts