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No. 2 House Republican says healthcare bill debate to start Friday - CNN
March 23, 2017 / 8:28 PM / in 8 months

No. 2 House Republican says healthcare bill debate to start Friday - CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday lawmakers would begin debating a bill to roll back Obamacare on Friday, admitting the votes were not yet in place to secure passage.

U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference on the American Health Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Representative Kevin McCarthy, the House majority leader, made the comments in an interview with CNN.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Bill Rigby

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