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failure of health care bill is an indictment of gop leadership


you don’t have the votes, you don’t have the votes.“republicans streaming out of the house gop conference meeting on friday afternoon told reporters that the legislative effort was dead and that leaders were moving on to other agenda items, such as tax reform. during a news conference at the capitol, house speaker paul ryan attributed the setback to republicans’ newfound status as a governing party. “we’re feeling those growing pains today,” the wisconsin republican said. “we came up short.” “we’re going to be living with obamacare for the foreseeable future,” he added.”chris jacobs last night predicted that the over/under for votes for the ahca was around 175 – and this bill looked to be headed for the under. so how does this happen? whose fault is it? and what can be done to prevent it f






health care bill vote delayed by house gop leaders


update, 3:36 p.m.: house gop leadership has just announced that there will not be a vote on the health care bill today. the entire house gop conference will meet tonight at 7 p.m. to discuss next steps. see below for more.house republican leaders were supposed to hold a vote on the health care bill tonight, but this morning, they weren’t ready yet.the rules committee, which determines how the measure will be debated and voted on in the house, met for 12 hours yesterday, and adjourned after midnight without agreeing on a path forward. the chairman of the house freedom caucus, rep. mark meadows, had his own late night meeting -- with president trump over the bill. many of the “no” votes that threaten to scuttle the bill come from members of the freedom caucus, which is made up of the most co






health care bill vote delayed, republicans meeting tonight


update, 5:11 p.m.: house gop leadership has just announced that there will not be a vote on the health care bill today. the entire house gop conference will meet tonight at 7 p.m. to discuss next steps. cbsn will cover the meeting live.house republican leaders were supposed to hold a vote on the health care bill tonight, but this morning, they weren’t ready yet.the rules committee, which determines how the measure will be debated and voted on in the house, met for 12 hours yesterday, and adjourned after midnight without agreeing on a path forward. the chairman of the house freedom caucus, rep. mark meadows, had his own late night meeting -- with president trump over the bill. many of the “no” votes that threaten to scuttle the bill come from members of the freedom caucus, which is made up






why republicans can't put everything they want in their health care bill


house speaker paul ryan speaks in support of the republican health care bill during a tv interview in statuary hall on capitol hill on march 22, 2017.(photo: j. scott applewhite, ap) 8 connectlinkedinemailmorewashington — as republicans continue to negotiate potential changes to their health care overhaul bill to get it through the house, they’re limited in the modifications they can make that could survive the rules of the senate.for example, house speaker paul ryan, r-wis., had previously said republicans have to act separately to try to repeal the affordable care act’s requirement that insurance plans cover specific benefits such as prescription drugs, mental health services and maternity benefits.but those changes, and others, are now back in play even though they could end up only a t






gop health bill on the brink of failure just hours from house vote


noam n. leveyhouse republicans are scheduled to vote thursday on legislation that would roll back substantial parts of the affordable care act, often called obamacare.if the bill passes the house, it must still go through the senate, where many changes are expected to be made. but if the american heath care...






here is what you need to know about the gop’s new health care bill


welcome to ryancare. today, house republicans revealed their long-awaited health care bill. intended as a replacement for the affordable care act, the new legislation includes a shift away from income-based considerations, with potentially dire consequences for many americans. gerard anderson, professor of health policy and management at johns hopkins university school of public health, spoke with…






how did we get here? four essential reads on the status of health care in americ


by the conversation. house speaker paul ryan at a march 7, 2017 unveiling of the new health care bill called the american health care plan. susan walsh/ap editor’s note: the following is a roundup of archival stories related to the proposed american health care act and the affordable care act, commonly called obamacare. turmoil around health…






health care bill vote delayed, republicans meeting tonight


new timing for health care vote8:50 p.m. after calling off the health care vote today, a source in house leadership now says the plan is to vote tomorrow, cbs news’ catherine reynolds reports. multiple members confirmed the timing, although it’s still not clear whether or not the measure has the votes to pass the house.white house omb director mick mulvaney came to the gop conference with a message to deliver: negotiations are over. he told them president trump wants a vote tomorrow, and then he will move on to his other priorities. if republicans fail, we are stuck with obamacare, mulvaney warned, and we all get blamed. house speaker paul ryan made an extremely brief statement to reporters after the conference meeting: “for seven and a half years we have been promising the american people






gop handling of obamacare repeal 'not a great start'


u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., says he's not happy with the republican leadership's handling of the repeal and replacement of obamacare. (photo: jason bean, reno (nev.) gazette-journal)u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., on monday said he’s irked by the lack of hearings in congress and how republican leadership is handling the debate to repeal and replace president barack obama’s health care law.“the problem is there aren’t any witnesses,” amodei said before a joint session of the nevada legislature. “you know, folks who are sometimes considered shareholders? people who have views whether they’re with yours or against yours.”“and so, as some of you may already know, it’s incredibly frustrating,” he continued.republican leadership in congress have moved forward on repealing and replacing key com






gop handling of obamacare repeal 'not a great start'


u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., says he's not happy with the republican leadership's handling of the repeal and replacement of obamacare. (photo: jason bean, reno (nev.) gazette-journal)u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., on monday said he’s irked by the lack of hearings in congress and how republican leadership is handling the debate to repeal and replace president barack obama’s health care law.“the problem is there aren’t any witnesses,” amodei said before a joint session of the nevada legislature. “you know, folks who are sometimes considered shareholders? people who have views whether they’re with yours or against yours.”“and so, as some of you may already know, it’s incredibly frustrating,” he continued.republican leadership in congress have moved forward on repealing and replacing key com






gop handling of obamacare repeal 'not a great start'


u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., says he's not happy with the republican leadership's handling of the repeal and replacement of obamacare. (photo: jason bean, reno (nev.) gazette-journal)u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., on monday said he’s irked by the lack of hearings in congress and how republican leadership is handling the debate to repeal and replace president barack obama’s health care law.“the problem is there aren’t any witnesses,” amodei said before a joint session of the nevada legislature. “you know, folks who are sometimes considered shareholders? people who have views whether they’re with yours or against yours.”“and so, as some of you may already know, it’s incredibly frustrating,” he continued.republican leadership in congress have moved forward on repealing and replacing key com






gop handling of obamacare repeal 'not a great start'


u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., says he's not happy with the republican leadership's handling of the repeal and replacement of obamacare. (photo: jason bean, reno (nev.) gazette-journal)u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., on monday said he’s irked by the lack of hearings in congress and how republican leadership is handling the debate to repeal and replace president barack obama’s health care law.“the problem is there aren’t any witnesses,” amodei said before a joint session of the nevada legislature. “you know, folks who are sometimes considered shareholders? people who have views whether they’re with yours or against yours.”“and so, as some of you may already know, it’s incredibly frustrating,” he continued.republican leadership in congress have moved forward on repealing and replacing key com






gop handling of obamacare repeal 'not a great start'


u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., says he's not happy with the republican leadership's handling of the repeal and replacement of obamacare. (photo: jason bean, reno (nev.) gazette-journal)u.s. rep. mark amodei, r-nev., on monday said he’s irked by the lack of hearings in congress and how republican leadership is handling the debate to repeal and replace president barack obama’s health care law.“the problem is there aren’t any witnesses,” amodei said before a joint session of the nevada legislature. “you know, folks who are sometimes considered shareholders? people who have views whether they’re with yours or against yours.”“and so, as some of you may already know, it’s incredibly frustrating,” he continued.republican leadership in congress have moved forward on repealing and replacing key com






republicans' obamacare repeal bill is still in flux as house vote looms


house speaker paul ryan walks to his office on capitol hill on march 23, 2017, as he and the republican leadership scramble for votes on their health care overhaul in the face of opposition from reluctant conservatives in the house freedom caucus.(photo: j. scott applewhite, ap) 6 connectlinkedinemailmorehouse republicans continued to negotiate changes thursday to their legislation to repeal and replace obamacare even as leaders have promised a floor vote on the bill by the end of the day.the conservative house freedom caucus — led by north carolina rep. mark meadows — announced wednesday they had enough "no" votes to kill the bill, because members felt it did not go far enough in repealing the mandates established in the affordable care act.that touched off a flurry of negotiations into t






seven-figure fund promised for lawmakers who vote against gop health care bill


two major conservative outside groups are promising to support lawmakers who vote against the gop’s health care overhaul. americans for prosperity and freedom partners, which are both backed by the billionaire koch brothers, are putting together a seven-figure fund that will go toward activity including paid media and direct mail for republicans who vote against the bill. the legislation, formally known as the american health care act, has been widely derided by conservatives both within and without congress. “the bill as it stands today is obamacare 2.0,” said james davis, executive vice president of freedom partners, in a tuesday press release. “republicans have been promising to fully repeal obamacare since it became law. this bill doesn’t do that. we will stand with lawmakers who keep






gop down to the wire with obamacare replacement still in flux


closeskip in skipxembedxshare white house press secretary sean spicer told reporters tuesday that lawmakers who fail to support the obamacare replacement health care bill will "pay a price at home." (march 21) aphouse speaker paul ryan walks to his office on capitol hill on march 23, 2017, as he and the republican leadership scramble for votes on their health care overhaul in the face of opposition from reluctant conservatives in the house freedom caucus.(photo: j. scott applewhite, ap) 41 connect 1 linkedinemailmorehouse republicans continued to negotiate changes thursday to their legislation to repeal and replace obamacare even as leaders have promised a floor vote on the bill by the end of the day.the conservative house freedom caucus — led by north carolina rep. mark meadows — announce






why republicans can't put everything they want in their health care bill


house speaker paul ryan speaks in support of the republican health care bill during a tv interview in statuary hall on capitol hill on march 22, 2017.(photo: j. scott applewhite, ap) 15 connectlinkedinemailmorewashington — as republicans continue to negotiate potential changes to their health care overhaul bill to get it through the house, they’re limited in the modifications they can make that could survive the rules of the senate."unfortunately, because of senate rules, we can’t put everything in the bill that we would like to," house majority leader kevin mccarthy, r-calif., told cnn on thursday after acknowledging the expected vote on the bill would be postponed at least a day."it’s our hope that we’d be voting tomorrow," mccarthy said.the changes some hardline conservatives are seekin






trump tells house gop if they fail to pass health-care bill, it'll cost them


president trump told the house gop conference that failure to pass their health-care bill would cost many of them their seats, if not republican control of the house, a person in the room told cbs news. on a trip to capitol hill tuesday morning, the president, who was greeted by the conference with a loud and enthusiastic standing ovation, spent much of his time with them trying to convince them to vote for the gop health care bill. he reminded them that many of them had been elected on their pledge to repeal and replace obamacare. he told them, i honestly think many of you will lose your seats in 2018 if you don’t get this done. moreover, if the house doesn’t pass this bill, he predicted that republicans would lose the house in 2018. the house is scheduled to vote on the republican health






the latest: walker calls health care bill 'important' step


madison, wis. — the latest on wisconsin reaction to the new federal health care bill (all times local):9:25 a.m.gov. scott walker is calling the federal health care overhaul bill "an important first step."but walker signals in his first comments on the proposal tuesday that it remains a work in progress.walker says, "we will continue working with the trump administration, the congress, and governors across the country." walker is chairman of the republican governors association and has been trying to balance competing needs of gop governors who want to protect certain elements of the current law.walker says the bill unveiled monday is a step toward lowering costs and increasing choices for health care. he says the goal is a "personalized, patient-centered plan that treats people as humans






health care bill vote delayed, republicans meeting tonight


another gop “no” voterep. andy biggs (r-az)  is the latest to announce he intends to vote against the gop health care bill, bringing the number of house republicans in that camp to 35. only 22 no votes are needed for the measure to be rejected in that chamber. last-minute meetings ahead of vote12:56 a.m.: the house rules committee will meet friday at 7 a.m. to discuss the republican health care bill. an amendment to the bill has been filed with the panel by house speaker paul ryan. according to cbs news’ catherine reynolds, the four-page amendment includes:transferring control to states to define essential health benefits, which would give states the ability starting in 2018 to determine ehbs for individuals purchasing insurance with a tax credit dedicate an additional $15 billion to the p






health care vote - live updates on the american healthcare act vote


after republican leaders abruptly postponed its vote on the gop health care bill thursday, president trump declared he was finished negotiating with republicans opposed to the current measure and sent the message he wanted the vote friday.the house will take up the measure this morning, and expect to begin voting later this afternoon. follow along here for live updates:state of play12:20 p.m. speaker ryan is going to the white house to brief the president on the health care vote12:04 p.m. at this point, no one seems confident the bill will pass. one well-placed gop aide gave the bill a 50-50 chance of passing, though another felt less positive. staffers for house majority whip kevin mccarthy said that efforts to sway votes continue.another senior leadership aide told cbs news’ walt cronkit






more help for older people needed in gop health bill – the denver post


by hope yen, the associated presswashington — days before a pivotal vote, house speaker paul ryan said sunday he will seek changes to a gop health care bill to provide more help to older people. the new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate republicans, who expressed continuing unease about the plan to replace barack obama’s health law unless significant changes were made.ryan insisted that he felt “very good” about the bill’s prospects but acknowledged that house leadership was “making fine-tuning improvements to the bill to reflect people’s concerns.”a house vote was scheduled for thursday.“we believe we should have even more assistance. and that’s one of the things we’re looking at for that person in their 50s and 60s because they experience higher health ca






ryan: more help for older people needed in gop health bill


washington — days before a pivotal vote, house speaker paul ryan said sunday he will seek changes to a gop health care bill to provide more help to older people. the new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate republicans, who expressed continuing unease about the plan to replace barack obama's health law unless significant changes were made.ryan insisted that he felt "very good" about the bill's prospects but acknowledged that house leadership was "making fine-tuning improvements to the bill to reflect people's concerns."a house vote was scheduled for thursday."we believe we should have even more assistance. and that's one of the things we're looking at for that person in their 50s and 60s because they experience higher health care costs," the wisconsin republic






ryan: more help for older people needed in gop health bill


washington — days before a pivotal vote, house speaker paul ryan said sunday he will seek changes to a gop health care bill to provide more help to older people. the new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate republicans, who expressed continuing unease about the plan to replace barack obama's health law unless significant changes were made.ryan insisted that he felt "very good" about the bill's prospects but acknowledged that house leadership was "making fine-tuning improvements to the bill to reflect people's concerns."a house vote was scheduled for thursday."we believe we should have even more assistance. and that's one of the things we're looking at for that person in their 50s and 60s because they experience higher health care costs," the wisconsin republic






trump warns reluctant house members to pass health plan, but many still firmly o


president trump spent tuesday selling the republican health-care overhaul to skeptical house members, warning his party that failure would endanger his legislative agenda and their own political careers.but more than two dozen gop lawmakers remained firmly opposed to the legislation amid the high-stakes persuasion campaign led by trump and house speaker paul d. ryan (r-wis.) - more than enough to block the bill ahead of a planned thursday vote.house passage would represent a powerful, if symbolic, achievement for both men - and failure would send leaders back to the drawing board on a key issue that trump and congressional republicans promised voters they would address. even if the house approves the package, the legislation faces an uphill battle in the senate.the holdouts are mainly hard






preckwinkle: gop health care plan will ravage cook county budget


illinois health care leaders spent weeks bracing themselves for the worst as they awaited a bill to replace the affordable care act.this week, that obamacare replacement bill finally arrived — and it would mean significant changes for more than 356,000 illinois residents who have coverage through... (lisa schencker)






gop health-care bill: will it pass? the whip count


reported by catherine reynolds, rebecca kaplan and walt cronkitethe first major legislative test of donald trump’s presidency is slated for thursday night, when the house holds its highly anticipated vote on the republican health-care bill. there are no democrats who are expected to support the bill, but it also has detractors within the gop. playvideocbsnpresident trump issues warning to gop on health care president trump is trying to close the deal on the gop's health care bill as a vote looms in congress later this week. cbs news white house and f... some conservatives are rejecting the bill, which would replace the affordable care act (aca), because it’s not a clean repeal of the aca. the nicknames say it all -- “obamacare 2.0” and “obamacare lite.” moderates complain that moving up th






gop health-care bill: will it pass? the whip count


reported by catherine reynolds, rebecca kaplan and walt cronkitethe first major legislative test of donald trump’s presidency is slated for thursday night, when the house holds its highly anticipated vote on the republican health-care bill. there are no democrats who are expected to support the bill, but it also has detractors within the gop. playvideocbsnpresident trump issues warning to gop on health care president trump is trying to close the deal on the gop's health care bill as a vote looms in congress later this week. cbs news white house and f... some conservatives are rejecting the bill, which would replace the affordable care act (aca), because it’s not a clean repeal of the aca. the nicknames say it all -- “obamacare 2.0” and “obamacare lite.” moderates complain that moving up th






trump predicts passage of gop health care bill


closeskip in skipxembedxshare president donald trump met with the house chairmen and women whose committees are aiding the drive to repeal and replace the affordable care act. sounding a familiar theme, trump said action is needed 'now' to prevent an 'obamcare disaster.' (march 10) appresident trump speaks during a meeting on health care march 10.(photo: evan vucci, ap) 9 connectlinkedinemailmorewashington — despite opposition from some conservatives, president trump on friday predicted fairly rapid approval of a replacement to president obama's health care law."this is the time we’re going to get it done," trump told a group of house republican committee chairs who gathered at the white house to plan strategy for their effort to repeal and replace the affordable care act. "i think it’s ju






trump predicts passage of gop health care bill


closeskip in skipxembedxshare president donald trump met with the house chairmen and women whose committees are aiding the drive to repeal and replace the affordable care act. sounding a familiar theme, trump said action is needed 'now' to prevent an 'obamcare disaster.' (march 10) appresident trump speaks during a meeting on health care march 10.(photo: evan vucci, ap) 8 connectlinkedinemailmorewashington — despite opposition from some conservatives, president trump on friday predicted fairly rapid approval of a replacement to president obama's health care law."this is the time we’re going to get it done," trump told a group of house republican committee chairs who gathered at the white house to plan strategy for their effort to repeal and replace the affordable care act. "i think it’s ju






the american health care act: what's in it for you


now that health care experts and consumer advocates have had a chance to review a plan by republican lawmakers to replace obamacare, answers to burning questions -- especially from health care exchange members -- are starting to take shape. the proposed changes in the bill, called the american health care act, are by no means final. house republicans are expecting the ways and means and energy and commerce committees to take up the legislation this week and move the bill to the full house by early next month. but republicans have launched the bill with no information from the congressional budget office, which analyses legislation on behalf of lawmakers.playvideocbsngop health care bill slammed as "obamacare-lite" by republican pac the house republican's replacement proposal for the afford






how did we get here? four essential reads on the status of health care in americ


how did we get here? four essential reads on the status of health care in america by the conversation. house speaker paul ryan at a march 7, 2017 unveiling of the new health care bill called the american health care plan. susan walsh/ap editor’s note: the following is a roundup of archival stories r...






ryan: more help for older people needed in gop health bill


washington — house speaker paul ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive gop health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan.a congressional budget office analysis last week concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the proposal to repeal and replace barack obama's health care law.speaking on "fox news sunday," ryan says he believes the cbo analysis is not accurate but agreed that people in their 50s and 60s experience higher health care costs.the wisconsin republican says "we believe we should offer more assistance than what the bill currently does" and that it's one of several possible revisions to help round up enough house votes for the bill.a house vote on the plan is scheduled for thursday.






trump tells house gop if they fail to pass health care bill, it'll cost them


president trump told the house gop conference that failure to pass their health care bill would cost many of them their seats, if not republican control of the house, a person in the room told cbs news. on a trip to capitol hill tuesday morning, the president, who was greeted by the conference with a loud and enthusiastic standing ovation, spent much of his time with them trying to convince them to vote for the gop health care bill. he reminded them that many of them had been elected on their pledge to repeal and replace obamacare. he told them, i honestly think many of you will lose your seats in 2018 if you don’t get this done. moreover, if the house doesn’t pass this bill, he predicted that republicans would lose the house in 2018. the house is scheduled to vote on the republican bill,






why many are taking wait-and-see view of gop health care bill


many republicans are adopting a wait-and-see approach to their party’s proposed health care bill, while most democrats oppose it. together that gives the current bill 12 percent support nationwide, with almost four times as many -- 47 percent -- saying it is too soon to say. a closer look at the latest cbs news nationtracker survey suggests heading into this week that its backers still have work to do to convince the public it will help them. americans are wondering, will the new bill help or hurt me? public support for the bill is connected to whether people think the bill will help or hurt them personally. playvideocbsnpresident trump issues warning to gop on health care president trump is trying to close the deal on the gop's health care bill as a vote looms in congress later this week.






medicaid cuts in gop health bill could reduce services for elderly, disabled


washington — vital health care services for more than 17 million of the nation’s most vulnerable citizens could be on the chopping block if the republican health care bill becomes law. if medicaid home and community-based services are cut for children with special needs and adults and seniors with disabilities, many would end up in costly…






donald trump's #muslimban sparks outrage and fear


what trump orderedrefugee programme suspended for four monthsvisas to syrian nationals haltednumber of refugees us plans to accept cut to 50,000immigration from countries with "terrorism" concerns stopped for 90 daysthree-month ban applied to iraq, syria, iran, sudan, libya, somalia, yemen"disgraceful", "a travesty", "racist".these were some of the words used to describe a measure signed off by us president donald trump that suspends immigration from several muslim-majority countries, and indefinitely bans syrians - including refugees - from entering the united states.closing off his first week in office, trump signed the order on friday at the pentagon, saying the move would help protect americans from "terrorist" attacks."trump's latest executive order is likely to hurt the people most i