In a major setback for the Republicans' years-long effort to repeal Obamacare, GOP leaders were forced to delay a House vote planned for Thursday as negotiations continued around the legislation. The delay comes after the conservative hardliners who have been resisting the legislation emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump with no clear deal to win over their votes.
According to various reports, the floor vote on the health care bill, the American Health Care Act would be pushed until at least Friday, with a meeting with the full House GOP conference slated for Thursday evening followed by a procedural vote to make way for the final bill.
As the White House negotiated with members of the conservative hardline group, the House Freedom Caucus, more and more members of Republicans' moderate flank came out of the woodwork to say they were opposing the repeal bill due to the rightward direction it was heading.
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