Ryan: ObamaCare replacement bill still needs work, but likely to pass soon

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday that Republicans’ ObamaCare replacement bill remains set for a final vote this week but acknowledged members are still “fine tuning” the measure.

“I think Thursday is most likely the day to bring it forward,” the Wisconsin Republican told “Fox News Sunday.” “We are still having conversations with our members. We are making fine-tuning improvements to the bill to reflect people’s concerns, to reflect people’s improvements.”

As he has said since introducing the bill earlier this month, Ryan expressed confidence Sunday about having the requisite 218 votes in the GOP-controlled House to send the bill to the GOP-controlled Senate.

“I feel very good about it, actually,” Ryan said. “It’s exactly where we want to be.”

 

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