House conservatives aren’t giving up on reforming health care, and they say their goal is to come up with a deal by May that could pass the House. “I would have said there was a 2 in 10 chance we would be able to pass a bill, but today I give it a 7 out of 10,” said Rep. Bill Flores, R-TX. “I feel good about it.”
Conservatives who have revived the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare say their goal is to come up with a deal that the House could pass by May or even sooner, before lawmakers attempt to tackle tax reform.
“I would have said on Tuesday morning there was a two in 10 chance we would be able to pass a bill, but today I give it a seven out of 10,” said Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, a top member of the conservative Republican Study Committee. “I feel good about it.”
Republicans are hoping to revive the healthcare bill so it can be completed before House lawmakers move on to the difficult task of trying to pass a comprehensive tax reform measure.