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Haley said that the U.S. believes Assad must go, while Tillerson suggested his fate would be decided by the Syrian people.
The House left Washington on Thursday for a two-week Easter recess; the Senate is expected to recess later Friday.
The revision came after Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy met with Mike Pence, officials said.
There are tentative plans to add an amendment providing for “high-risk pools” — a mechanism to subsidize insurance coverage for the seriously ill — to the health-care bill at a House Rules Committee meeting Thursday.
The remarks from the head of Heritage Action for America reflect a new push to blame moderates, rather than hard-liners, for the failure of the American Health Care Act last month.
Freedom Caucus, days after being lambasted by Trump, says it is eagerly awaiting a formal proposal that could allow insurers to charge the sick more.
There are about 32 members of the Freedom Caucus, most of them elected or reelected comfortably in solidly Republican districts.
The HHS secretary testified about how officials could scale back on key mandates of the health-care law.
The remark from Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) comes after progress on the House Intelligence Committee all but ground to a halt this week amid partisan fighting.
Speaker Paul Ryan said some in the “no” camp “expressed a willingness to work on getting to yes.”
The House speaker said a new plan was being developed in time to brief donors at a retreat scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Florida.
Some Republicans blamed Ryan. Some blamed Trump. Some blamed the Freedom Caucus. They all have their work cut out to show the nation they can get things done.
The push comes after President Trump delivered an ultimatum: Vote for the bill, or reject it and move on.
Both President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan signaled an 11th-hour willingness to rework the measure to mollify the House Freedom Caucus.
The Republican health-care bill stands in a legislative Catch-22, held hostage to demands that GOP leaders wish that they could grant but insist that they cannot.
Both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have put their weight behind the American Health Care Act.
The president met with House Republicans behind closed doors to sell the revised health-care bill as it races toward an expected vote on the floor by the end of the week.
Trump’s visit comes as House GOP leaders put the finishing touches on the American Health Care Act.
Meanwhile, Cruz said White House officials are negotiating even more dramatic revisions in hopes of winning over hard-liners.
Rep. Devin Nunes spoke a day before his panel holds its first public hearing on alleged Russian attempts to interfere in last year’s election.