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White House working with lawmakers on amending Republican health bill
March 14, 2017 / 7:04 PM / 8 months ago

White House working with lawmakers on amending Republican health bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is working with Congress on amending the proposed Republican healthcare bill through talks with leaders in the House of Representatives, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday.

U.S. President Donald Trump looks up during a meeting about healthcare at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Asked at a regular briefing if the White House was in discussions with House leadership over “shaping a major or significant managers’ amendment,” spokesman Sean Spicer said: “Yes.”

“We are obviously in talks with House leadership,” he said of the discussions.

Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Writing by Eric Walsh; Editing by Leslie Adler

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