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Pence dismisses town hall criticism during Wisconsin stop with Ryan

Pence dismisses town hall criticism during Wisconsin stop with Ryan

Vice President Mike Pence joined House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday in his Wisconsin hometown, promising during an invite-only speech that a replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act would come within days while dismissing recent protests at Republican town halls by people opposed to repealing it.

"Despite the best efforts of some activists at some town halls around the country, the American people know Obamacare has failed and Obamacare must go," Pence told about 350 employees of Blain Supply at the company headquarters in Janesville.

About 50 protesters jeered Pence and Ryan from across the street, waving a large flag that said "RESIST," echoing similar...

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