Poll: 31% of Americans believe Trump repealed the ACA

Nearly one-third of Americans believe President Donald Trump has repealed the ACA, or Obamacare as The Economist–YouGov poll phrased it to respondents. Another 21 percent are not sure.

Here are five things to know about the survey. 

1. For the poll of 1,500 adults in the U.S., respondents were asked to answer questions on President Trump's campaign promises, including whether they believe he has repealed Obamacare. Approximately 31 percent of those surveyed said yes, 49 percent said no and 21 percent said they weren't sure.

2. Poll participants included 1,236 registered voters. More Republicans (44 percent) believe the ACA is repealed than Democrats (27 percent) or Independents (27 percent). 

3. The Economist–YouGov poll surveyed people from Dec. 24 to 26. Last week, upon signing the Republican tax overhaul into law, President Trump said the legislation "essentially" repealed the ACA. The Republican bill to restructure the tax system eliminates the individual mandate, or fine Americans pay for foregoing health insurance.

President Trump tweeted on Dec. 26: "Based on the fact that the very unfair and unpopular Individual Mandate has been terminated as part of our Tax Cut Bill, which essentially Repeals (over time) ObamaCare, the Democrats & Republicans will eventually come together and develop a great new HealthCare plan!"

4. Despite President Trump's statement, the bill does not fully repeal the ACA. Core parts of the law remain intact.

5. The margin of error for the poll is 3 percentage points.

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