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Republicans should keep working to repeal Obamacare, Gov. Scott writes

via @learyreports

Gov. Rick Scott says Republicans cannot give up the fight to replace Obamacare and offers "no-brainers" toward that goal.

Writing in USA Today, Scott says a "grand bargain" is nonsense.

"All these comprehensive and grandiose schemes in Washington are useless. As governor, I have learned that sometimes the best way to get something done is to do it incrementally. Ultimately, taking small steps will lead you down the right path to achieve your goal. There are steps that can be taken in Congress that are no-brainers and can immediately start the process of getting rid of this onerous law, including:

Remove Obamacare’s excessive mandates and taxes…NOW;

Allow insurance to be sold across state lines to encourage competition;

Protect those with pre-existing conditions; and let young adults stay on their parents plans until they turn 26; and

Allow families to buy the healthcare they want.

Full column here.

--ALEX LEARY, Tampa Bay Times