Mar 29, 2017

Senior House Republican calls for reset on health care

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Republican Rep. Peter Roskam, a former chief deputy whip and member of the Ways And Means Committee, called during a GOP conference meeting yesterday for the GOP to scrap attempts to reboot Paul Ryan's American Health Care Act, per Politico. He prefers they start from scratch.

Roskam reportedly doesn't want a product that can pass the Senate in its initial form, calling for an "aspirational bill" of conservative ideals that can then be pared down in order to pass both houses.

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