Kevin McCarthy

Welcome to the GOP's Obamacare war room -- coffee and pastries not included

Welcome to the GOP's Obamacare war room -- coffee and pastries not included

Each weekday morning, groggy aides pile into House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s conference room and suit up for battle.

No pastries. Bring your own coffee. The niceties are limited.

The sunny space belies the daunting work as the Capitol office is transformed into a Republican war room for the GOP’s Obamacare overhaul.

Passage of the GOP's American Health Care Act is the first — and perhaps biggest — legislative test for President Trump and the Republican majority in Congress.

The war room’s job is to keep Republicans marching ahead on their campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare.

“This is obviously going to be a huge lift for us,” said one...

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