Republicans May Vote On Health Care Next WeekBy Norman Carr Apr 03, 2017
The retreat on the party's top legislative priority was a jarring defeat for President Donald Trump and Republican leaders. "I'm not going to put a timeline on it because this is too important to not get right and to put an artificial timeline on it". Hospitals have been helped by the expansion of Medicaid, which extended insurance to millions of people and helped hospital revenue. On Tuesday, he suggested Republicans weren't giving up.
Ryan is set to addresses the AIPAC conference meeting in Washington on Monday.
"You don't go anywhere until this is accomplished".
"Coming out of that conference I have more confidence that we will get it done", McCarthy said.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to her colleagues Tuesday thanking them for protecting the ACA from what she called the "Republican's monstrosity of a bill", and said they must ensure the Trump administration does not "sabotage" the program out of spite. They wouldn't say what was on the table now that wasn't being considered last week. We went straight to mark-up.
According to Poe, the House Freedom Caucus was not united in opposing the AHCA, with approximately one-third, like him, wanting to pass it because "this was the time to repeal Obamacare". They're also moving on. And they've offered mixed messages on what comes next.
Priebus joined Mr. Trump in pointing the accusatory finger at the Freedom Caucus and two conservative political groups.
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The threat of being "primaried" by Trump in the mid-terms is unlikely to keep Freedom Caucus members awake at night. I don't want government running healthcare'. "Yeah, I have seen the actual documents".
The Republican House Freedom Caucus was able to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2017White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that Trump is honest about working with Democrats on healthcare reform.
When exactly will the GOP sort this out, if they do? "We want to get it right".
Does Obamacare turn out to be more popular with Americans than was expected? But documentary filmmaker and noted Democrat Michael Moore, who has been very active during Trump's first 60 days in office and in the years leading up to his election, says that now is not the time to "gloat". Still, it won't soon be forgotten by voters what the president and his GOP allies tried to do to the health care system - kick 24 million Americans off their insurance and give a nice tax cut to the wealthy.
Schumer said in light of the withdrawal of the House bill the president should no longer attempt to undermine the Obama law.
McConnell indicated there are no plans in the Senate take up the issue.
Brady wants his panel to produce a bill overhauling much of the nation's tax code this spring.
Congress is fast approaching a deadline to pass government-wide spending legislation or face a shutdown.
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