With the future of Obamacare replacement legislation very much in limbo -- with new signs of movement
still cropping up -- conservative activists' attention has turned to a
pair of potential executive actions President Trump could take to alter
the trajectory of the failing law.
Each action would be entirely defensible from a legal standpoint, as
both entail ending Obama-era payments that Republicans have consistently
and convincingly lambasted as illegal. That being said, one is much
more politically palatable than the other. The president alluded to this pair of issues in a weekend tweet: