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Who is to blame for the failure of the health-care overhaul? The finger-pointing begins.

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.

House leaders prepare to vote Friday on health-care reform

The push comes after President Trump delivered an ultimatum: Vote for the bill, or reject it and move on.

GOP health-care plan hangs in balance as House leaders push for Thursday floor vote

Both President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan signaled an 11th-hour willingness to rework the measure to mollify the House Freedom Caucus.

What the Freedom Caucus wants in the GOP health bill, and why they aren’t getting it

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.

House Republican health-care plan set to face key hurdle before floor vote

Both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have put their weight behind the American Health Care Act.

Trump to GOP critics of health care bill: ‘I’m gonna come after you’

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 to visit Capitol Tuesday, urge House Republicans to vote for health bill

Trump’s visit comes as House GOP leaders put the finishing touches on the American Health Care Act.

House health-care bill will change to offer more help to seniors, Ryan says

Meanwhile, Cruz said White House officials are negotiating even more dramatic revisions in hopes of winning over hard-liners.

No new evidence to support Trump’s wiretap claims, House intelligence chairman says

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.

Obamacare revision moves to next step: House Budget Committee

GOP lawmakers are expected to propose revisions after House Speaker Paul D. Ryan suggested that changes are necessary for it to pass the full House.

Speaker Paul Ryan doubles down on GOP health-care plan amid opposition

“It’s about a trillion-dollar tax cut,” Ryan said of the bill, which continues to face broad opposition.

Conservative lawmakers continue to push back on Obamacare plan

Some don’t seem swayed by an independent cost analysis showing deficit savings.

Obamacare revision would reduce insured numbers by 24 million, CBO projects

A new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office also predicts $337 billion in deficit reduction over 10 years.

Will Obamacare repeal break the Freedom Caucus? It depends on Trump.

Many Republicans aren’t debating the merits of their revisions.They’re learning whether the GOP can govern without a right-wing litmus test blocking the way.

GOP health-care plan: Trump supports Medicaid expansion phaseout in 2020, White House spokesman says

Following President Trump’s meeting with House GOP leaders, press secretary Sean Spicer said, “Right now the date that’s in the bill is what the president supports.”

Ryan-backed group targets Freedom Caucus members with TV ads on health-care bill

The ads, set to run for two weeks, make the case that the GOP bill is a true conservative alternative to the ACA, not a watered-down version of it.

Obamacare revision clears first hurdle in House committee early Thursday

GOP leaders pressed ahead on the health bill even as opposition grew among industry groups, conservatives and liberals.

Backlash grows against House GOP proposal to replace Obamacare

Lawmakers prepared for a marathon day Wednesday sifting through the plan, which has met with widespread resistance from conservatives, moderates and key industry stakeholders.

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