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Republicans working on Medicaid and tax credit changes: Ryan

21 March 2017, 12:24 | Anna Nguyen

Ted Cruz Fears The GOP Will Be 'A Laughingstock' If The Trumpcare Bill Fails

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"We believe we should have even more assistance, and that's one of the things we're looking at, for that person in the 50s and 60s because they experience higher health care costs", Ryan said. Dave Brat. "That's just the bottom line".

The Kentucky senator told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday that the Republican-led Congress should repeal Obamacare in its entirety. Forty-six percent of registered voters said they trusted Democrats, while only 30 percent said they trusted Republicans.

Meanwhile, a key conservative senator said White House officials were continuing to negotiate through the weekend on even more dramatic revisions to the bill in hopes of winning over hard-liners who have threatened to tank the legislation.

Sen. Ted Cruz said Republicans have no choice but to get health care reform right.

Republicans remain deeply divided over their USA healthcare overhaul, which is President Donald Trump's first major legislative initiative and aims to fulfill his campaign pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare, the healthcare program of his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama.

"They're going to give us Obamacare lite?"

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Republicans have worked tirelessly to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and with a GOP Congress and president, they finally have their opportunity. He also says some changes have been made to the bill. They have in the House plan bailouts for insurance companies. Paul said of the present GOP plan.

President Donald Trump has been talking with GOP lawmakers about potential changes.

Some GOP governors weighed in Thursday evening in a letter to congressional leaders saying the House bill gives them nearly no new flexibility and lacks sufficient resources to protect the vulnerable.

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he's willing to "make some modifications" but he also wants to avoid a prolonged legislative fight over the GOP plan that could end up with nothing getting done.

While the White House has challenged the uninsured projections, it has indicated a willingness to work with Republican leaders to make changes in order to muster enough votes to get it through both the House and Senate and onto Trump's desk for signature.

Friday morning health secretary Tom Price is scheduled to meet with the restive House Republican caucus.



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