May 1, 2017

House could vote on health care Wednesday

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

House Republicans have told Democrats that Wednesday is the likely day for the vote on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, according to a source familiar with the discussions. That's one reason they wanted to announce the budget agreement last night — they wanted to get it out of the way ahead of the health care vote.

Speaker Ryan's office did not confirm the story, but it also didn't issue a denial. Another leadership aide says no official call has been made. It's probably a good idea not to make other plans for Wednesday, just in case.

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