Sarah Sanders steps in for Spicer's Thursday briefing
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Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders held today's press gaggle, noting that Sean Spicer is away both Thursday and Friday on Navy duty. The takeaways:
- On the AHCA's lack of a CBO score: "Even if they were to score, it's impossible to score a lot of things that go into this... it's going to be inaccurate," said Sanders.
- On Senate vote for AHCA: Sanders said Trump is open to changes to the bill in the Senate, as long as the core principles remain the same.
- On calling health care bill Trumpcare: The president "is not about taking credit for something."
- On Trump's upcoming meeting with Australian PM: "You can expect a strengthening of an already strong ally."