30 Jul '17, 5pm

White House to Senate: Pass health bill now or else: The White House stepped up demands…

White House to Senate: Pass health bill now or else: The White House stepped up demands…

WASHINGTON — The White House stepped up demands Sunday that the Senate resume efforts to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, suggesting that lawmakers cancel their entire August recess, if needed, to pass legislation after a stunning series of failed votes last week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has declared that it was "time to move on" from health care, scheduling debate early this week on judicial nominations. But White House aides said President Donald Trump was not giving up on the health repeal effort. They indicated that he remained ready in the coming days to end required payments to insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act as part of a bid to let "Obamacare implode" and force the Senate to act. Trump is "going to make that decision this week," White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said, regarding the insura...

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