WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) --
U.S. President Obama
Friday defended the Affordable Care Act, questioning why Republicans have made its repeal "the Holy Grail" of their party.
Obama said Republicans No. 1 priority appears to be "making sure 30 million [uninsured] people don't have healthcare."
The president said reported threats to shut down the government unless healthcare reform is repealed do not make sense.
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