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"I love you, we're buddies, but ya know", Ryan told Todd.

"We believe we should have even more assistance".

Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Ryan said he was confident about bringing the American Health Care Act before the House of Representatives on Thursday and was addressing concerns raised by rank-and-file Republicans.

Among the House Budget Committee's non-binding recommendations - changing the system of tax credits to ensure they are "afforded to the population that they are meant to serve", and the addition of a requirement for "able-bodied" Medicaid participants to work in exchange for benefits.

No wonder House Republicans started voting on their health care plan to replace Obamacare without this information provided by the nonpartisan and neutral Congressional Budget Office. He went on to say that what health care is, however, is a need but that the answer is not Obamacare.

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price also said legislative revisions were possible. "We'll see what happens in the Senate". "President Trump said this is one big, fat negotiation". Conservatives have been pushing to block grant Medicaid funds to the states. But moderate Republicans are balking over the CBO's findings that millions more people would lack coverage even while premiums in many cases could rise.

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But Price admitted that changes to the House bill could potentially cost Republican votes in the Senate. He joins GOP Rep. John Katko, from a closely divided district in upstate NY, who cited inadequate insurance access and cost controls. Heller's spokesman Mac Abrams said Friday that the senator said he can't support the bill as the House GOP has crafted it.

"There's not the votes, not anywhere close to the votes", Meadows said. She also wants an improved proposal that would cover more Americans and offer better Medicaid benefits than the current GOP plan. If you're a member of the conservative wing of the party, it's probably politically beneficial to oppose Ryan, a.k.a. the epitome of the establishment, by opposing this bill.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said he and two other conservative leaders - Sen. I've always voted Democratic.

Trump said he agreed to "certain changes" to the bill dealing with the Medicaid expansion.

President Donald Trump said Friday he extracted commitments from a dozen Republicans to back the GOP leadership health plan -as the endangered health plan moves toward a critical floor vote next week.

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