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The reason the GOP got in such a bind over ACA repeal is that while they had the ability to repeal (in part) the bill with 51 votes, they would have needed 60 votes to enact their preferred replacement. So they had no path to drafting their own bill, just axing parts of the existing ACA.

Isn't actual reason is that didn't have ANY BILL to propose, debate, and compromise on? Had that happened, then maybe the votes would've been forthcoming.
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