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Scoop: House cancels transparency vote

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Tonight's scheduled House vote on the health care price transparency bill has been canceled, Majority Leader Steve Scalise's office confirmed to Axios.

  • Scalise's office did not immediately provide a reason, but the move comes amid questions about whether the measure would have the two-thirds support necessary to pass under suspension of the rules.
  • Democrats have been split on the measure, and Republicans are also dealing with messy infighting over funding the government.
  • It is possible the bill could be revived in the coming days, perhaps under a rule, which would lower the bar for passage to a simple majority.
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