House Republicans' proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act isn't getting treated with much legitimacy by the White House.

Responding to the 20,000-word plan unveiled Wednesday by House Speaker Paul Ryan, White House spokesman Josh Earnest suggested Republicans themselves didn't believe it would ever become a reality. It was nothing more than a "political document" crafted for the campaign trail, he argued. 

"For six years now, Republicans have vowed to put an Obamacare alternative on the floor of the Congress. And for six years now, they have broken that promise," he said. "The proposal they put forward today includes some more details, but the details they put forward today are wildly unpopular, which is why I suspect they will not receive a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives."

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