(Bloomberg) -- Democratic lawmakers downplayed the support some members of their party gave to a Republican bill that would let insurers sell for another year health policies that don’t meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, speaking Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” said the 39 House Democrats who supported the Nov. 15 measure were basically those who had already opposed an insurance mandate for individuals and businesses.

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