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Trump was having 'a little bit of fun' with healthcare comments: Spicer

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 00:58

White House Spokesman Sean Spicer says President Trump was 'having a little fun' with his healthcare comments Tuesday night when he told a group of senators a deal 'would happen very quickly.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: When asked about President Trump's comments last night about how a deal on healthcare 'would happen very quickly', White House Spokesman Sean Spicer on Wednesday clarified the statement saying Trump was 'having a little fun' at the White House reception with a bi-partisan group of Senators. "I think he was having a little bit of fun with previous comments that have been made with respect to how easy it would be get healthcare,"Spicer said. During a reception at the White House last night, Trump told senators that he expected lawmakers would be able to reach a deal on healthcare, without offering specifics on how they would do it or what had changed since a healthcare reform bill was pulled last week for insufficient support. "I have no doubt that that's going to happen very quickly," Trump said at a bipartisan reception held for senators and their spouses at the White House. "I think it's going to happen because we've all been promising - Democrat, Republican - we've all been promising that to the American people," he said.

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Trump was having 'a little bit of fun' with healthcare comments: Spicer

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 00:58