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Eric Cantor: GOP, Trump 'will sink or swim together' on health care

Eric Cantor: GOP, Trump 'will sink or swim together' on health care

"We're here to light a fire under them", said Edwards, a resident of Capron, Virginia, sporting a red "Storm Congress" baseball cap.

I can hardly wait for someone in government to rise up and look past political party affiliation. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, and the House Budget Committee works on the Republican health care bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017.

Paul added that the House GOP plan doesn't "fix the fundamental problem of Obamacare", which he said are the mandates on insurance companies.

Cantor said that if the GOP cannot get health care reform passed, that could be a death knell for other items at the top of Trump's agenda.

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Some 24 million fewer people would be covered by 2026.

Speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press", Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME anxious the bill would harm older Americans, and shift Medicaid costs to states - something critics say a block-grant approach would only make worse. While Ryan said he felt "very good" about the health bill's prospects in the House, a leading conservative lawmaker, Representative Mark Meadows, told the C-Span "Newsmakers" program that there were now 40 Republican "no" votes in the House. He said that even though the issue of corporate tax reform has divided the business community, it, along with changes to health care policy, are critical for US economic stability.

"If it needs more beefing up. for folks who are low income, between 50 and 64 years of age, that's something that we've talked about, something that we've entertained, and that may happen throughout the process", he said.

Meckler said Congress received only a "C".

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Senator Tom Cotton, a conservative Arkansas Republican, said that the bill would not reduce premiums for people on the private insurance market. "And that's one of the things we're looking at for that person in their 50s and 60s because they experience higher health care costs", the Wisconsin Republican said.

Several Republicans have said they can't support the law as it stands and are demanding changes.

"Now we have all three", she said. "If Republicans take this opportunity and blow it, we will rightfully be called a laughingstock", he said.

More than a third of registered voters favor the current GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, but more than half are skeptical, a new Fox News poll shows.

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