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Pence: "Senate should vote to repeal now"

Alex Brandon / AP

Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that he and President Trump, while frustrated with the GOP's unsuccessful health care efforts, "fully support" Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for a repeal bill. He also drove home that Congress is not doing enough, and the gridlock in Washington needs to end — now.

Pence's bottom line: "The Senate should vote to repeal now and replace later" or take up the House health care bill. "Either way, inaction is not an option. Congress needs to step up. Congress needs to do their job. And Congress needs to do their job now."