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RSC Chair Backs GOP Health Bill, But Freedom Caucus Still Holds Out

March 17, 2017
Republican Study Committee Chair Mark Walker (R-NC) and 16 out of 17 members of the RSC steering committee agreed to support the American Health Care Act after President Donald Trump assured them that there would be an option for states to block grant Medicaid and to implement work requirements for able-bodied Medicaid beneficiaries without dependents, and that the tax credits cannot be used to pay for abortions. But House Freedom Caucus members continue to slam the bill and are not...

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