Scott Perry

He might not call it 'Trumpcare,' but the president will probably own any Obamacare replacement

He might not call it 'Trumpcare,' but the president will probably own any Obamacare replacement

Conservative critics launching daggers at the Republican healthcare bill emerged confidently from the White House this week, insisting President Trump was heeding their concerns. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz — a sometime rival — dined at Trump’s private residence. Renegade GOP lawmakers were invited to bowl at the White House.

This is what Trump looks like in “sell mode,” as his staff calls it.

Trump and his advisors have yet to utter the term “Trumpcare,” and some still doubt his commitment to the latest congressional plan to alter President Obama’s signature healthcare law.

But there’s little question that the outcome of the healthcare debate will play a major role in...

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