A Missed Opportunity? Republicans Didn’t Court The Democrats Who Opposed ACA In 2010
There are three Democrats still in office who voted "no" on the Affordable Care Act, but they say Republicans didn't reach out to them.
House Democrats Who Opposed Obamacare Say Trump Never Approached Them
“We had no votes from the Democrats. They weren’t going to give us a single vote, so it’s a very difficult thing to do,” lamented President Donald Trump to reporters about 90 minutes after House Speaker Paul D. Ryan canceled the floor vote on the Republicans’ health care bill on March 24. But if Trump wanted Democrats, why didn’t he approach those who’d opposed President Barack Obama’s signature health care law in 2010? (Curry, 4/5)
Meanwhile, KHN looks at what could happen to the health law with bipartisan support —
Kaiser Health News:
Where There’s Willingness, There’s A Way For Congress And Trump To Fix Health Law
Now that the GOP effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is in limbo, is there a way to make it work better? Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much when it comes to the controversial federal health law, but some party leaders from each side of the aisle agree it needs repairs. (Rovner, 4/4)