It's unclear when the revisions will be completed (Trump said only that "we're very close"), and there has been no public release of the bill's details.
But his call for more funding could make it more hard to sell the bill to House Republicans, who will meet with senators if the bill passes the Senate to reconcile the differences between the two legislative bodies.
The House-passed bill would freeze the Medicaid expansion in 2020 and then gradually phase it out as people leave the program.
LawNewz.com reached out to Senate Republicans for comment. While they can spend more money on certain areas, they still have to hit the $133 billion marker to comply with Senate rules. But even as the bill nears completion, some high-ranking Republican senators are being kept in the dark as well. By winning the House, Senate, and presidency in the last election, the Republicans took responsibility for making sure the federal government works.
Those payments help cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for low-income Americans.
The expansion's overwhelming popularity may be part of the reason that a number of Senate Republicans say they want to find a way to maintain the gains from expansion in their states.
"We aren't stupid", said a source. Even fewer express any sort of confidence that whatever the bill looks like can pass the Senate.
Attendees at the lunch include Iowa Sen. To pass, the bill will need the support of a diverse contingent of Republican Senators-the more conservative members, like Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and more moderate ones, like Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Sen.
Senate Republicans, in short, are in lockstep with their House colleagues when it comes to stripping health care from millions of people.
The New York Democrat cited critical comments Vice President Mike Pence, then an IN congressman, made after the 2010 health care law passed about the process used by Democrats. Reporters told him the preliminary text exists. To those in the Senate, can you tell us what will happen to our insurance premiums, and our parents'?
Senate aides said the Senate bill was not expected to touch insurance protections that are included in Obamacare for people with pre-existing medical conditions, after the controversy over the House bill that would let states seek waivers from those protections. I want that opportunity. Over time, people with health problems might be priced out of the market.
"Generous, kind, with heart".
"I understand that on cable news it's wall-to-wall Trump and Russian Federation".