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Don't leave town until healthcare passes: Trump to GOP senators

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 01:37

President Donald Trump is urging Republican senators to work out their differences and pass healthcare legislation before leaving Washington for their August recess. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republican senators on Wednesday to work out their differences and pass healthcare legislation before leaving Washington for their August recess. A day after the latest version of legislation to replace Obamacare fell victim to squabbling among Republicans who control the Senate, Trump gathered Republican senators for a lunch and told them, "We are so close." He said Republicans had promised Americans they would repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law for seven years and that now is the time to act. "We should repeal and replace and we shouldn't leave town until this is complete," Trump said.

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Don't leave town until healthcare passes: Trump to GOP senators

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 01:37