Although the American Health Care Act failed to make it to the House floor for a vote late last week, the effort to repeal Obamacare is far from dead or over. Despite the ongoing blame game, Republicans are interested in working together to come up with an agreeable plan.
First, President Trump is open to working on a new bill while moving on to tax reform and other big projects.
ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for THE PEOPLE. Do not worry!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 25, 2017
Next the Freedom Caucus, whose members are being assailed by Washington insiders and praised back home in their districts, doesn't view the failure of the AHCA as a last option.
TRUMP: "What's going to come out of this is a better [health care] bill."— House Freedom Caucus (@freedomcaucus) March 24, 2017
The Freedom Caucus looks forward to working with him.
Further, groups opposed to AHCA but adamant about repealing Obamacare are offering a plan b.
It’s Not Too Late to Repeal Obamacare pic.twitter.com/ITAt5ziIHN— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 27, 2017
Republicans will continue to work on repeal. After years of promises, they don't really have a choice.