Final Warning: Trump 'Moving On' if Bill Fails, Will Leave Obamacare In Place

Cortney O'Brien
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Posted: Mar 23, 2017 8:25 PM
Final Warning: Trump 'Moving On' if Bill Fails, Will Leave Obamacare In Place

UPDATE: The House will vote on the AHCA on Friday, per the Associated Press.

***Original Post***

If the GOP can't get its act together and find a compromise on the American Health Care Act, Obamacare will remain law, a fed up President Trump told Republicans on Thursday night. He is done negotiating and will move on if they can't get the bill passed, according to White House officials and lawmakers. 

Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) confirmed the Trump administration's message after the meeting. Trump is done negotiating, he said. 

"We have to have a vote tomorrow. He expects it to pass, but he's moving on if for some reason it didn't," Collins said.

Instead of rehashing last minute details, the House of Representatives was supposed to be voting on the Obamacare replacement plan Thursday night. Yet, after several conservative members insisted they could not support the legislation in its current form, Speaker Paul Ryan decided to delay it.