At a rally Monday night in
"This is our long-awaited chance to finally get rid of Obamacare," he said of repealing former President
Trump's closed-door meeting with
Included was an unusual approach: language paving the way for the
The leaders' proposals would accelerate the repeal of tax increases Obama imposed on higher earners, the medical industry and others to this year instead of 2018. It would be easier for some people to deduct medical expenses from their taxes.
Older and disabled
In a bid to cement support from upstate New Yorkers, the revisions would also stop that state from passing on over
Republican support teetered last week when a nonpartisan congressional analysis projected the measure would strip 24 million people of coverage in a decade. The
The Republican legislation would provide tax credits to help people pay medical bills based chiefly on age, and open-ended federal payments to help states cover
House approval would give the legislation much-needed momentum as it moves to the
"He's a good guy," Trump said of one 2016 rival for the
Enactment of the health care bill would clear the way for
Among the disgruntled were
Caucus leader Rep.
Meadows said he believes the House will reject the bill without major changes.