Steve Scalise

In a bid to get votes, House Republicans prepare changes to their bill rolling back Obamacare

In a bid to get votes, House Republicans prepare changes to their bill rolling back Obamacare

Scrambling to round up votes to roll back the Affordable Care Act, House Republican leaders made a series of last-minute changes late Monday to their Obamacare repeal bill ahead of this week’s vote.

The changes, which senior GOP leaders hope will sway wary conservative and moderate lawmakers, are aimed at building momentum for House passage while punting more substantive fixes to the Senate.

President Trump planned to come to Capitol Hill on Tuesday morning to rally House Republicans to close the deal.

“I’m optimistic the legislation not only passes the House in a strong way, passes the Senate, gets to the president’s desk soon,” said Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas), one of...

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