White House: Senate Close To Finishing Draft Health Bill Similar To AHCA

June 06, 2017
White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short said Senate staff is close to finishing its draft version of an Affordable Care Act overhaul and, despite senators' vow to start from square one, the bill likely will be similar to the House legislation, including in its treatment of preexisting conditions. Short said President Trump will hold bicameral meetings with GOP lawmakers Tuesday (June 6) on healthcare and other pieces of the legislative agenda. The administration also expects to work on health...

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