Amid a chaotic scramble for votes, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who has championed the bill, met with Trump at the White House. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a top campaign promise by Trump in the 2016 presidential election, as well as by most Republican candidates, "from dog catcher on up," as White House spokesman Sean Spicer put it during a...
The White House spokesman says the House is scheduled to vote on the GOP health bill at 3:30 p.m. ET.
WASHINGTON, March 24- Republicans in Congress said they lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency. Amid a chaotic scramble for votes, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who has...
Republicans are trying to rally support for their Obamacare replacement bill ahead of a House vote.
WASHINGTON, March 24- President Donald Trump was being briefed on Friday by House Speaker Paul Ryan about the status of voting on the Republican bill to replace Obamacare, the White House said amid signs the measure might not have enough support to pass. "The president... had Speaker Ryan come up here and visit with him to update him on the bill," White House spokesman...
WASHINGTON, March 24- As the clock ticked on Friday toward a high-stakes vote demanded by Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fellow Republicans in Congress scrambled to secure enough votes to avoid a loss that could hobble his presidency. Republicans control Congress and the White House but have deep divisions over the first major...
Trump's American Health Care Act faces opposition from conservative and moderate members of the Republican congressional caucus.
Donald Trump promised to "drain the swamp" in Washington. But as Matt Drudge pointed out, sometimes the swamp drains you.
WASHINGTON, March 24- As the clock ticked on Friday toward a high-stakes vote demanded by Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fellow Republicans in Congress scrambled to secure enough votes to avoid a loss that could hobble his presidency. The dramatic showdown on the House of Representatives floor follows Trump's decision to cut off...
WASHINGTON, March 24- The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday cleared the way for a contentious debate on legislation to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a more limited federal healthcare insurance program. By a vote of 230-194, the House approved rules for debating the Republican legislation that Democrats oppose.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on comments from President Donald Trump on the health care bill vote.
President Donald Trump said U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan should stay on as leader even if Republicans' healthcare plan to dismantle Obamacare fails to pass the chamber later on Friday.
Even if the Republican bill passes Friday, it will sit in the Senate for months, Cramer says.
Rep. Mo Brooks tells CNBC the House Obamacare replacement plan is the worst bill he's seen in 30 years of public service.
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney also tells CNBC he's not sure the administration has enough votes for passage.
President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that the administration will now focus on gaining congressional approval for a sweeping tax overhaul plan. After Republicans pulled the health measure, Trump told reporters at the White House, "I would say that we will probably start going very, very strongly for the big tax cuts and tax...
Ron Williams also tells CNBC he believes there is a role for individual responsibility in the health-care delivery system.
UnitedHealth Group, Anthem and Humana are among the big winners of a key Republican-led health-care bill, Ana Gupte tells CNBC.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche explains the next steps for House Republicans after delaying the vote on their health care bill, and President Trump's ultimatum.
Mouhammed Choukeir, chief investment officer at Kleinwort Hambros, suggests that U.S. President Trump could pass the blame to Paul Ryan if his health care bill fails.