President-elect Donald Trump reversed himself on completelyeliminating the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’ssignature health law, saying instead he would keep two popularfeatures and pledged no gap in coverage as it’s replaced.

In an interview with Lesley Stahl to air Sunday on "60 Minutes,"Trump said he would like to keep the portions of the law requiringcoverage of pre-existing conditions and children living at homeunder the age of 26, according to excerpts of the interviewreleased by CBS News.

The ban on insurers denying coverage to individuals who are sick"happens to be one of the strongest assets," of the Affordable CareAct, Trump said. He acknowledged that keeping the provisionallowing children to stay on their parents’ plans for a period oftime "adds cost, but it’s very much something we’re going to tryand keep."

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