The Republican Party has had at least 6 years to devise a national health care plan. It seems that they were certain that they would not win the Elections of 2016, because the plan they presented seems thrown together at the last minute. If they had been planning to have an electoral victory, they would have had a defensible plan ready in early January!
Basically, from the reports and the first available information, Republican leaders want to return America to the bad old days. Their so-called plan would provide for access only. The working poor would return to the days of no health care insurance unless they could afford to pay for it. If this plan is passed in a form even close to the current proposal, millions of Americans who now have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will lose that coverage. Millions of Americans will be sicker. Many will lose their lives because of inadequate health care. But rich folks will receive a heavy tax rebate or avoid paying a LOT of taxes, and rich people will get the high quality health care all Americans deserve.
IMHO, there are two lessons here.
One -- The Republican Party continues to be the political party dominated by the super-rich, which includes Lyin' Don the Michelin Man who never met a burger he didn't like. Wise up folks!
Two -- It is MUCH easier to snipe at political leaders from the sidelines as the party NOT in power, than it is to actually govern.
Remember, Obamacare was developed from Romneycare, the health care package that worked so well in Massachusetts under Governor Romney! It is, basically, a Republican plan!