GOP talks seen as ‘encouraging’
The Republican health care overhaul spearheaded by House Speaker Paul Ryan and backed by President Donald Trump suffered another setback Wednesday as personal appeals by both the president and vice president failed to sway conservatives to back the bill.
Unswayed by President Donald Trump's appeal on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford said he still believes the proposed American Health Care Act is bad legislation that would harm the country.
He’s said to warn on health votes
President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs are on the line in next year's elections if they fail to back a GOP bill that would replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Lawmakers face ending old law that aids blue-collar base
James Waltimire, a police officer on unpaid medical leave, has been going to the hospital in this small Ohio city twice a week for physical therapy after leg surgery, all of it paid for by Medicaid.
Health-care bill issues aired
President Donald Trump and conservative lawmakers in the House agreed Friday to allow states to impose work requirements on able-bodied Medicaid recipients and to accept federal Medicaid funds as one annual lump-sum block grant.
A bill that would freeze enrollment in the expanded part of the state Medicaid program failed in a Senate committee vote Thursday after clearing the House earlier this month.
Obama law’s revamp draws 19-17 vote, including 3 GOP nos
The House Budget Committee on Thursday narrowly voted 19-17 to advance to the House floor a Republican bill to overhaul the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as some conservatives registered their opposition.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that his health care proposal must change to pass in the House, marking a significant reversal from his earlier position that the carefully crafted legislation would fail if altered.
House panel vote set, Pence, Price sent to court skeptics
Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to try to salvage the Republican plan to replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.