House Republicans Abandon Latest Effort on Healthcare

HeadlineApr 28, 2017
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On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have called off their efforts to revive a bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The White House had been pushing for a vote as early as today, as President Trump sought to win his first major legislative victory ahead of Saturday, which marks his 100th day in office. Trump’s initial push for a healthcare bill failed after members of the far-right Freedom Caucus insisted the legislation didn’t go far enough toward rolling back President Obama’s signature healthcare bill.

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