Sean Spicer: On Health Care, There’s No ‘Plan B’

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that he was confident that the American Health Care Act would pass the House of Representatives.

The bill, currently in the House Rules Committee, could see a full floor vote Thursday.

“No,” there’s no plan B, Spicer told a reporter who asked about his confidence that the bill would win support in the House during a press briefing Wednesday.

“There’s ‘Plan A’ and ‘Plan A,’” he said. “We’re going to get this done.”

Spicer said Trump “absolutely” embraces the role of “closer,” when it comes to health care.

Despite Trump’s lobbying of Congress on Tuesday, the bill faces considerable hurdles from conservatives in the House.

Politico reported Wednesday that members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus still thought they could prevent the bill’s passage.

On Wednesday, House Rules Committee Chair Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) said of the bill: “It could be this bill runs into problems as we get on the floor.”

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