Republicans are blaming an unpopular bill instead of President Trump for the failure of a GOP plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, according to a new poll.

The CBS News poll out early Wednesday found that 49 percent of all respondents  said the bill failed because it “just wasn’t popular — a response given by 41 percent of Republicans.

Just 14 percent of all those surveyed said the bill failed because “Democrats didn’t compromise.” Thirty percent of Republicans blamed Democrats.

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Republican leaders pulled the measure before a planned vote last Friday when it was clear it did not have the support to pass.

Trump has expressed confidence that he would be able to make a future deal with lawmakers on a healthcare plan.

“I know that we are all going to make a deal on healthcare. That’s such an easy one,” Trump said Tuesday evening during a White House reception for senators. “I have no doubt that that’s going to happen very quickly. We have all been promising it – Democrat, Republican – to the public.”

The CBS News poll also found that Trump’s job approval rating is at 40 percent — up 1 point from 39 percent in late February.

The poll of 1,088 respondents was conducted from March 25-28. I has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

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