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Fierce debate on House floor over Obamacare repeal

Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 01:22

House lawmakers debate a bill that would repeal Obamacare ahead of an expected cliffhanger vote. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The U.S. House of Representatives was set on Thursday for a cliffhanger vote to repeal Obamacare, as Republican leaders worked to deliver President Donald Trump a win for one of his top legislative priorities. House Republican leaders have expressed confidence the bill would pass and several party moderates who previously objected to the measure got behind it on Wednesday, giving it new momentum. The vote, which a House Republican aide said was due this afternoon, was expected to be close. Even if the measure passes the House, it faces daunting odds in the Senate where Republicans hold a narrower majority.

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Fierce debate on House floor over Obamacare repeal

Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 01:22