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Trump says Democratic leaders should come to the White House to negotiate healthcare deal
October 13, 2017 / 6:35 PM / 9 days ago

Trump says Democratic leaders should come to the White House to negotiate healthcare deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Trump told reporters on Friday that Democratic leaders should come to the White House to negotiate a deal on healthcare, while calling the cost-sharing reduction payments under Obamacare a payoff to the insurance industry.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order making it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans and circumvent Obamacare rules at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

“If the Democrats were smart, what they’d do is come and negotiate something where people could really get the kind of healthcare that they deserve,” he said.

Reporting by Justin Mitchell and Tim Ahmann; Editing by Jonathan Oatis

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