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Both President Trump and House leaders signaled an 11th-hour willingness to rework the measure to mollify the House Freedom Caucus.
‘He has not surrounded himself with people who can keep him informed,’ said Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.).
As a rump of Republicans consider whether to smother the AHCA, they’ve gotten regular and robust backup from the right’s major policy institutions.
“It’s classic Republican politics,” said Biden. “Nothing’s changed.“
Four elections and more than seven years later, the GOP’s push to repeal the Affordable Care Act has repeated many of the sticky process battles that the party has campaigned against.
Rep. Dave Trott (R-Mich.) was booed at a town hall meeting. His adviser plotted a way to turn it to his advantage. And Fox News delivered.
The president likes to tout how strong the economy is, now that he’s in office, but that cuts against his argument that the Affordable Care Act needs to be replaced, pronto.
President, health secretary gave strikingly different answers about tax provisions in the American Health Care Act.
“Ultimately it’s going to have to be amended to get enough support for passage on the House floor,” said Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the leader of the House Freedom Caucus.