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Meadows Says House GOP Could Pass CHIP Without Dems, As Deadline For Offset Deal Looms

October 12, 2017
House Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) said he thinks House Republicans could pass CHIP funding extension legislation without support from Democrats. It isn't clear how close the two sides are to an agreement on offsets as the Friday (Oct. 13) deadline set by Republicans for negotiating the pay-fors looms. Both parties and chambers agree on policy for the Children’s Health Insurance Program: five years of federal funding and a phase-out of the Obamacare 23 percent funding bump. That’s a...

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