Anthem, the second-largest health insurer in the nation, called on lawmakers to approve the American Health Care Act "as quickly as possible," noting the "time to act is now," according to
The plan is also still opposed by other large industry groups, such as the
The AMA warned that while Obamacare is "imperfect," the Republican plan would result in some Americans losing their coverage.
A major test for the GOP Obamacare bill will come Monday when the nonpartisan
"Look at how off they were last time,"
Trump has mostly laid low this week, avoiding extensive encounters with the media or lengthy public appearances.
He's even been more subdued on Twitter since last weekend's flurry of dispatches accusing former President
Those allegations left Trump aides flustered trying to elaborate or offer evidence when questioned by reporters and during
Trump successfully changed the subject this week with the
Spicer said Trump is expected to travel more in the coming weeks, and he could be planning a major offensive in the red-state backyards of holdout Republican members of
The only officially announced stop so far is on Wednesday in
Trump's visit will also fall on the same day that The Hermitage, the historic home of former President
Trump embraces comparisons between himself and Jackson, and even has his portrait hanging in the
Also yesterday, the president celebrated new employment numbers that showed a 235,000 net increase in jobs in February, his first full month in office.
Spicer tried to swat away questions about how Trump could exalt jobs numbers that he railed against as "phony" under Obama during the election.
"He said to quote him very clearly," Spicer told reporters. "They have been phony in the past, but it's very real now."
Trump also received good news on one of his most high-profile appointments. The
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