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Matt Shuham is a news writer for TPM. He was previously assistant editor of The National Memo and managing editor of the Harvard Political Review. He is available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Twitter @mattshuham.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Friday laid blame for the failure of a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Republican members of the House, and said he would move on to other issues that “people have even more agreement on.”
The Daily Beast reported Friday that the White House plans to keep a “shit list” of Republicans who vote against the American Health Care Act, President Donald Trump’s preferred bill to replace Obamacare.
Despite some efforts to pin responsibility for a flailing Obamacare repeal bill on House Speaker Paul Ryan, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer emphasized Friday that President Donald Trump and Ryan had worked closely together on the bill.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to say on Friday that Republicans had the votes to repeal Obamacare, but he did scold one reporter who asked what President Donald Trump would do if the bill failed.
A New Jersey Republican congressman has asked his constituents to stop calling his office to advocate against the GOP’s Obamacare replacement bill – because he’s already committed to voting against it.
House Democrats warned their Republican colleagues against voting for the American Health Care Act on Friday, pointing to the speed with which it was pushed through the chamber and its unpopularity in a recent poll.