President Donald Trump, who has been widely criticized for only speaking with right-wing news outlets, called the Washington Post and the New York Times first on Friday to talk about the House Republicans health care bill.
Former President Barack Obama came out Thursday to defend his landmark legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) rushed to the White House Friday afternoon to tell President Donald Trump that they do not enough votes to pass legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported.
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.