State officials ask Congress to secure 'Obamacare' subsidies

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"I believe that when we first go back, that's going to be the thing we'll address immediately and have to get done by Friday", said Representative Dan Donovan, a New York Republican.

Nevertheless, the White House thinks it's nearing the 216 votes needed to pass health care reform through the U.S. House.

Conservative and centrist Republicans in the House are working on a deal that some say could unite the two factions and attract enough votes to pass the stalled bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Ryan has said the administration should continue to pay out the subsidies while the lawsuit is ongoing, but President Donald Trump has not committed to providing them and alluded to using the payments as a tool to bring Democrats to the negotiating table. A couple little pieces on the regulatory framework, and then I think we can all get to yes", said Brat, who came to Congress after defeating former House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorBrat: "New ObamaCare repeal bill has "significant" changes Overnight Energy: "Flint lawmaker pushes EPA for new lead rule House staffer, Monsanto vet named to top Interior posts MORE in a primary. They cited the higher priority of passing a spending bill within days to avert a government shutdown, uncertainty over details of the developing health agreement and a need to sell it to lawmakers.

Senior Republicans appear unconvinced a revised health-care bill would ensure passage in the House. Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration likely will have to court Democrats to avoid this scenario. Democrats have signaled they would not cooperate if it contains money for one of Trump's top priorities, a southwestern border wall meant to combat illegal immigration, or if it ends federal subsidies to help low-income people buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, which Republicans want to repeal.

Kristine Grow, spokeswoman for America's Health Insurance Plans, said, "We are continuing to analyze various proposals as they are being introduced and discussed over the recess". But the official cautioned that some GOP House members are still at odds over some of the bill's sticking points.

An outline of a deal has been crafted by Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, who heads the hard-line Freedom Caucus, and New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur, a Tuesday Group leader.

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Two French officials also told Associated Press that the attacker was detained in February for allegedly threatening police. Although many of these parties have existed for decades, they have been emboldened by Brexit and the election of U.S.

He credited Vice President Mike Pence with coming up with a "great compromise" that has advanced progress on Republicans' plan.

It sure seems like Republicans are spending a lot of political capital for not much benefit.

Under these waivers, states could opt out of ObamaCare standards setting minimum benefits that health plans must offer and a requirement that would bar insurers from charging different prices to people based on health status. But GOP congressional leaders have been dubious of that timeline. No member of Congress anxious about their chances of winning next November is going to take a rushed vote on a health care bill they have barely even seen but that fiddles with the pre-existing condition clause - or any of the other popular elements of Obamacare.

"It's hard to do".

Brat said the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, something Trump promised to do as soon as he took office, was close to completion but was sidetracked by "the swamp of special interests".

Associated Press writers Julie Bykowicz, Catherine Lucey, Andrew Taylor and Erica Werner contributed to this report.

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