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Bypassing Congress, Trump says he’ll sign new order to allow cross-state insurance plans: President Trump said he’ll sign an executive order to allow consumers to purchase their health plans across state lines, going around Congress to provide Americans with “great health insurance again.”

Trump’s comments Tuesday provided a more detailed explanation of an idea he’s floated before, which he says will be able to provide cheaper health insurance for many consumers hit by skyrocketing premiums.

“They’ll be able to cross state lines, and they will get great, competitive healthcare, and it will cost the United States nothing,” Trump said. “But it will be great, great healthcare for many, many people — a big percentage of the number of people that we were talking about for failed Obamacare.”

The move follows at least six failed attempts by the Republican-controlled Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature health insurance law. “With Congress the way it is, I decided to take it upon myself,” Trump said.

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Bypassing Congress, Trump says he’ll sign new order to allow cross-state insurance plans: President Trump said he’ll sign an executive order to allow consumers to purchase their health plans across state lines, going around Congress to provide Americans with “great health insurance again.”Trump’s comments Tuesday provided a more detailed explanation of an idea he’s floated before, which he says will be able to provide cheaper health insurance for many consumers hit by skyrocketing premiums. “They’ll be able to cross state lines, and they will get great, competitive healthcare, and it will cost the United States nothing,” Trump said. “But it will be great, great healthcare for many, many people — a big percentage of the number of people that we were talking about for failed Obamacare.”The move follows at least six failed attempts by the Republican-controlled Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature health insurance law. “With Congress the way it is, I decided to take it upon myself,” Trump said.