After deciding to only attempt a partial repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Republicans in the House of Representatives are catching flak from some members of their party, including two prominent GOP presidential candidates. 

It's not surprising that Ted Cruz, the Texas senator and presidential candidate who engineered the 2013 government shutdown over Obamacare, is accusing GOP leadership of breaking its promise to voters to fully repeal the landmark health legislation. 

It is more surprising, however, to see Cruz joined by fellow presidential candidate Marco Rubio, who is increasingly viewed as a top contender to win the votes of moderate and establishment Republicans. Unlike Cruz, for instance, Rubio has vocally disapproval of Donald Trump's many provocative statements. 

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