Republicans Make Some Big Changes To Their Health Care Bill
Some of those changes include additional tax support for older Americans and further restriction of the federal Medicaid program.LEARN MORE
If more than 21 Republicans vote against the bill, its passage is in jeopardy.
Thursday afternoon, House Republicans delayed the expected vote on their party's health care bill.
Leading up to the planned vote, the Trump administration and Republican House leaders were lobbying their fellow lawmakers to support the bill.
If all the Democrats vote "no" as a group, Republicans can only afford 21 dissenting votes. And with estimates that 20 to 30 Republicans don't support the bill in its current form, its passage is in jeopardy.
President Donald Trump campaigned with a promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. And it seems the White House put all its faith in the GOP's American Health Care Act.
"There's plan A and plan A. We're going to get this done," press secretary Sean Spicer said during the daily briefing on March 22.
There's no word yet on when the House will reschedule the vote.
More than 20 Republicans joined Democrats to sink Speaker Kevin McCarthy's bill, which would have cut funding to most federal agencies by about 30%.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California died at the age of 90 at her home in Washington, D.C., on Friday.
Republicans are trying to make the case that President Joe Biden abused his public office for his family's financial gain.
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Republican lawmakers met early in the morning on Saturday with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund government operations.