Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

"The Republican health plan provides families with more choices, better coverage, and lower premiums", the spot says, describing the plan as one that eliminates "expensive mandates" and protects people with pre-existing conditions - a sticking point of the health care debate. More rubbish. Whatever is wrong with the Affordable Care Act could be easily fixed, but Republicans have refused to do the fixing.

CBS's Face The Nation held a focus group of Pennsylvania voters and the message that Trumpcare is going to take away health care for people with pre-existing conditions has already penetrated the public discussions.

In an ironic twist, several Republican Congressman have admitted they did not read the bill, instead relying on staff or the media to understand its potential effects.

The Senate may be more moderate and more cautious on health care reform, but Republicans in the upper chamber will also be looking for reasons to vote aye.

Price is defending a bill narrowly passed by the House last week to undo parts of the health care law enacted under President Barack Obama. "Now that the bill is law, the American people are finding out that what's in it is completely contrary to what they were promised".

The CBO's analysis of the original GOP bill concluded that version of the legislation could leave as many as 24 million additional people without health insurance in the next decade while reducing the deficit by $337 billion during the same period.

The long-running USA health care debate now moves to the Senate, where the fate of the repeal effort is uncertain.

"Listen, if the President is going back and forth on what direction he wants Congress to go, that does create a problem, quite honestly", he said. As it turns out, this could hurt more folks than just the poor. They don't believe in sacrificing for the common good.

Earlier, before the vote took place, Trump had said that Republicans would be having a big press conference at the Rose Garden of the White House immediately after vote if they win the crucial vote in the House. "So I said, "Get rid of the word repeal, and start talking about repairing.' If they can get rid of the word repeal. we can sit down". It's all about the art of the deal. The conference agreement must then pass in the House again, and again in the Senate.

However, in the Senate, where the Republican majority is narrow, law and policy makers are expected to subject the new bill for further scrutiny. "To go ahead with a vote before you know the effects of what you're voting for is a awful mistake".

I hope you'll be there every step of the way, until Trumpcare collapses under the weight of its own cruelty. They should show as much courage in doing that as the House reformers.

The Senate's healthcare working group includes the Republican leadership, several committee chairmen and a combination of conservatives such as Ted Cruz of Texas and more moderate Republicans from politically important swing states such as Rob Portman of OH and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.

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