President Trump has requested that the American Health Care Act, Speaker Ryan’s (R., Wis.) replacement to Obamacare, be pulled from a vote, which was scheduled to happen at 3:30 on Friday after being delayed from Thursday night.
The American Health Care Act, Republicans’ replacement for the Affordable Care Act, has been amended and is now estimated to reduce the deficit by $150 billion from 2017 to 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
House leaders have postponed voting on the American Health Care Act, the Republican replacement to Obamacare, which was originally slated to happen Thursday night, NBC News reported.
House Republicans touted amendments made to the American Health Care Act, the GOP’s Obamacare replacement, after their meeting with President Donald Trump today.
The Washington Post has fact-checked five Democratic talking points about the Republican’s healthcare plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, and every single claim was found to be misleading.
Tom Price, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, said he disagrees with the Congressional Budget Office scoring of the American Health Care Act, saying that he believes more Americans will be covered under the new legislation.