Less than three weeks before Donald Trump takes office, Obamacare's fate remains far from clear.

Despite a federal government controlled entirely by the GOP for the first time in a decade, how and when Republicans will address the Affordable Care Act, against which they have railed for nearly seven years, is anybody's guess.

Some Congressional leaders have said they want to approve legislation immediately to repeal the health law but that the repeal should not go into effect for as many as four years. During that time, they pledge, Republicans will craft an alternative to take care of the roughly 20 million Americans who currently have ACA coverage.

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