Pence's AHCA promises could cause trouble for the Senate
Vice President Mike Pence is making some big promises for the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. Here's what he said in Milwaukee this afternoon and why it increases the pressure on the Senate:
Promise: "A new tax credit to help you buy the insurance you need at a price you can afford."
The fine print: It means the Senate will have to seriously beef up the House bill's tax credits, which would have left low-income 64-year-olds paying net premiums of as much as $16,100 per year, according to the Congressional Budget Office.