He added: "People are hurting".
Republicans could only afford two defections in order to bring the bill to the floor for a decisive vote, leading Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to announce on Monday night that the Senate would vote on a clean repeal of the Affordable Care Act even without a ready replacement. "I've actually talked to him about it. Get it closer to the patient, trust the states, and hold them accountable", he told reporters, adding that he has been speaking with governors to try to win their support. I personally say 'Just don't watch TV.
Two former Trump campaign aides told CNN they have fielded calls from members of Congress who have been longtime Trump supporters who complained about lackluster engagement from the White House legislative affairs team. John Hoeven of North Dakota, on a change to the current draft that would help to ensure there is "adequate funding to help people who are in expanded Medicaid".
The next-best chance for Democrats to pick up a seat is Arizona, where incumbent Jeff Flake is treading water in the polls. Remember that the public is responding to health-coverage bills it doesn't like, not playing partisan team sports.
"I think we will look like fools if we can't deliver on that promise". Trump is also expected to spend a prolonged period away from the White House in August.
"Why", Washington asked, "did you just now pour that coffee into your saucer, before drinking?"
In a statement, Wisconsin's Republican U.S. Sen.
'He wants to remain a senator, doesn't he?'
Now, all of this was set in place before Wednesday's luncheon.
"[You were] the one we were worried about".
"Some of these Republicans voted for a repeal back in 2015 because they knew it would have no consequence".
Trump liked the House bill and then he didn't.
Second, there's a federal takeover of the private insurance market, previously regulated by each state.
The Cruz amendment would allow insurers to sell plans that do not comply with Obamacare mandates. Elsewhere, Trump has lost the support of Charles Krauthammer and Fox News' Judge Andrew Napolitano regarding the Trump-Russia scandal.
"It was in our court". Amid huge blowback, the group pulled its ads after just 12 hours. McCain is still in Arizona recovering from surgery to remove a blood clot. 'Now, we thankfully have a president in office who will sign it. So we should send it to him'.
Two Republicans in the White House meeting Wednesday provided dissimilar takes on its outcome.
In May, the House barely passed a bill to replace parts of the ACA. Mike Lee, a Utah Republican.
"Half my constituents wanted an outright repeal and the other half includes people from keep-it-the-same to go to single-payer", Issa said, referring to a government run program. "He's saying 'Death, death death!'", Trump said. A White House official declined to detail who else Trump called on Tuesday.
"The women played great today at the @USGA #USWomensOpen", he tweeted on July 15.
Our lives were on the line, so we put our bodies in the streets - and stopped a political bulldozer. "It's not gonna be around".
The Nevada senator was one of a few Republicans last week to express hesitation about the bill due to its supposedly inefficient funds for Medicaid.
Trump seemed to push this approach Tuesday.
Some commentators are blaming the Republican Party itself for vowing and voting to repeal ObamaCare for seven years, only to have no workable plan when it really counted.
The only thing that seems certain - for now - is that the Senate will vote one way or another next week.