As House GOP Struggles With A Health Care Bill, Republican Options Narrow

Rep. Peter King, a Republican representing Long Island, has been heavily lobbied by groups on both sides of the GOP health care bill who are intent on getting him to vote their way.

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Rep. Peter King, a Republican representing Long Island, has been heavily lobbied by groups on both sides of the GOP health care bill who are intent on getting him to vote their way.

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Updated 5 pm April 3, 2017 to include the proposed Upton amendment.

The House may yet pass its bill to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act. But Republicans’ options to fulfill their seven-year effort to undo the federal health law are getting narrower by the day.

“As of now, they still don’t have the votes,” said Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) as he was leaving a meeting of GOP members Tuesday. King has been heavily lobbied by both sides.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/05/03/526622567/as-house-gop-struggles-with-a-health-care-bill-republican-options-narrow?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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