The Hill by Peter Sullivan
-- Who will blink first?
House Republican leaders are in a
standoff with conservatives over the Republican ObamaCare replacement
bill rapidly moving to the House floor. Unless one side gives ground,
the bill appears unable to pass.
Conservatives have a range of
objections, and many of them are vowing to vote against the legislation
unless substantial changes are made. Leadership is pushing back, saying
that lawmakers will ultimately face a take-it-or-leave-it proposition
with the bill.
The objecting conservatives are looking for help
from President Trump, who they say is more willing to negotiate the bill
than Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and the rest of House leadership.