The changes include two measures that conservative Republican Study Committee members won at the White House on Friday: allowing states to require Medicaid recipients to work and allowing states to choose a Medicaid block grant over the cap system in the current bill. The revisions also include a change targeted at New York state that is expected to bring on board several wavering Empire State Republicans. That change would cut off federal Medicaid reimbursement for county contributions to Medicaid.
it's not that they don't care about the poor. they just acknowledge the reality that the poor have it too easy and the rich need a break.
Well, they only need like 3, right?
according to the hill's whip count, there are still only 17 no's. (and 9 lean-no's, which is up by 1 since last I checked). I think 22 are needed to kill it, so the gap is 5. moreover, the hill's count includes some of those centrist wing republicans.
Trump is putting his considerable weight behind a proposal crafted by House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/trump-arrives-on-capitol-hill-to-sell-house-gop-health-care-package/2017/03/21/e8ede3d2-0e2b-11e7-9b0d-d27c98455440_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_acahouse-1025am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.257d30d32e11QuoteTrump is putting his considerable weight behind a proposal crafted by House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) hahaha Trump's fat