Senior GOP House leadership aide:— Kevin Cirilli (@kevcirilli) March 23, 2017
"No vote tonight."
"This is our long awaited chance to finally get rid of Obamacare," Trump said Monday night at a rally in Kentucky. "I happen to like — a lot —Sen. Rand Paul. I look forward to working with him so we can get this bill passed — in some form," so that Republicans can move on to overhauling the tax system.
Thursday's vote is a key first step, Trump said, but then, "We're going to negotiate, and it is going to go to the Senate, and back and forth."
Sean Spicer says that some members of Freedom Caucus stood up during the meeting and said they were with Trump on the bill— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) March 23, 2017
Spicer says Pres Trump got more votes for repeal bill in Freedom Caucus meeting. "Anticipate we will get there," says Spicer of passage.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) March 23, 2017
Spicer continues to expect a vote tonight on #AHCA, he says.— Matthew Nussbaum (@MatthewNussbaum) March 23, 2017
this is in direct conflict with what many House Republicans are saying right now on Capitol Hill. https://t.co/0hIaWM3Hsi— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) March 23, 2017