A look at taxes imposed by Obama’s health care law

Vice President Mike Pence administers the oath of office to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, accompanied by his wife Betty, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in the in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

(AP) — A look at the $1.1 trillion in taxes over 10 years imposed by former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The revenue helped pay for the law’s expansion of coverage to millions of Americans.

GOP must decide what to do with health law taxes

In this Jan. 3, 2017 file photo, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas talk to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans love cutting taxes, especially if they were authored by a president named Barack Obama. But as they push their wobbly effort to erase his health care overhaul, they’re divided over whether to repeal the levies the law imposed to pay for its expanded coverage for millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans love cutting taxes, especially if they were authored by a president named Barack Obama. But as they push their wobbly effort to erase his health care overhaul, they’re divided over whether to repeal the levies the law imposed to finance its expanded coverage for millions of Americans.

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