The television and digital ads that began Thursday are part of a
The spots urge Dent and others, including western
An updated bill hasn't been released. But the Trump administration and conservative lawmakers have discussed potential changes to that legislation, such as allowing states to seek federal waivers that would lift requirements that prevent insurers from charging high premiums to sick individuals and cover certain medical services.
The ad urges viewers to call the
Dent, who co-chairs the
"At end of the day, I have to vote yes or no based on how it will affect my constituents," Dent said. "I don't have the luxury of a D.C. special interest group, which was against the bill before they were for it."
Dent said the potential changes discussed so far haven't altered the opposition he voiced over the
He also questioned why some of the
However, another representative another on the receiving end, Oregon Rep.
But the scuttled House plan had faced opposition from both ends of the Republican conference: Conservatives said it didn't repeal enough of Obamacare's provisions or do enough to tamp down skyrocketing costs, while Dent and other centrists had raised concerns about the effect it would have on those who rely on the law's insurance subsidies and expanded
Both chambers of
After that, tax reform and infrastructure spending are among the priorities for the
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