Paul Ryan: Push for health-care reform will continue

Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Bill

Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Bill

At a press briefing Tuesday afternoon, however, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) shot down the notion that the effort to repeal Obamacare would be revived this term. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York, flanked by Sen.

After the bill collapsed, President Donald Trump accused Democrats of obstruction, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer accused the president of incompetence, Speaker Paul Ryan said health care was done, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi bragged that it was a great day.

Insurers have to decide by June whether they will continue selling insurance to individuals in the Affordable Care Act marketplace next year.

"I don't really believe anyone is going to quit", said Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., "I think we'll do it until we get it done". "They want us to fix it", noting that the Republican health care bill had only 17 percent support in a recent national poll by Quinnipiac University. "Sorry that didn't work".

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White House officials are signalling a renewed focus on job creation, taxes and the administration's push to win confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, a bright spot for the president. So please make sure that if you can come, you come - it will be good to look at what can feasibly get done and where things now stand. "That means we're going to talk things out until we get there".

Short pointed to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, whose nomination will be on the Senate floor next week, as well as a looming funding deadline on April 28 that must be met to keep the lights on in the government.

The White House was less committal.

Ryan on Friday said the conference would move on to a tax overhaul, but on Tuesday he said health-care talks were continuing inside the party.

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President Trump pointed fingers on his Twitter account Sunday following the failure of the Republican health care bill. And that's such an easy one. "The Trump-Ryan healthcare bill not only failed to deliver on the president's campaign promises of a healthcare bill that lowers costs and expands coverage for all Americans, but also created a plan under which the only winners were the wealthy, insurance executives and other corporations, who would have received big tax breaks", said AFT President Randi Weingarten.

After the bill was pulled without a vote, he indicated he would wait indefinitely, predicting that Obamacare would fall apart from problems in the marketplace, that Americans would cry out for a replacement and that lawmakers would then have more appetite for action.

"But it's going to take some work", he said.

On Friday, Republican House leaders canceled a scheduled vote and withdrew the American Health Care Act, which was proposed by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and supported by Trump, from further consideration. "And so, we're going to get this right", Mr. Ryan said.

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While the failure last week on the part of President Donald J. Trump and GOP leaders in Congress to repeal and replace "Obamacare" dominated the headlines, the subtext of the issue was just as important.

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