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Rand Paul: Let Individuals Buy Insurance Across State Lines [VIDEO]

Amber Athey White House Correspondent

Sen. Rand Paul said he is introducing his own health care reform plan after the Graham-Cassidy failure that “the White House is excited about.”

On Fox News Thursday, Paul said he is going to introduce his own plan that allows buyers to access insurance across state lines.

“Graham-Cassidy was not repeal,” Paul said, explaining why he wouldn’t support that bill. “It was sort of fake repeal put forward but it wasn’t repeal. I have been putting forward an alternative that I think is going to be acted on in the next couple of weeks.”

“I can tell you that the White House is excited about my alternative,” he continued. “And my alternative is to let individuals buy across state lines through health associations, and we believe the president can do this and will do this.”

Paul’s comments square with reports that President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that allows people to buy insurance outside of their own state.

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