President Donald Trump fails to close deal on healthcare repel, Trump promised that Republicans who vote against the bill will surely face political consequences. Conservative lawmakers are raising serious objections and questions whether the bill can be allowed to pass or not.
Trump strictly stated that the party's future is on the line and those of its member who do not fall in line will pay a price. He specifically referred to the conservatives of the House Freedom Caucus. The Freedom Caucus has the right to kill the bill, and if they do so they will continue Obamacare.
According to the Huffington Post, this is a do or die situation for the Republicans in the midterm election. Trump made a pitch for his healthcare legislation to Republicans on Tuesday; unfortunately it appears that they do not have enough votes at the moment. Mark Meadows the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus said he doubts his colleagues will get on board if leaders delay the vote.
Mark has no indication if any of his Freedom Caucus members have switched their vote, but on the other hand many of the Republicans were in support for Trump. This is because they are considering the political implications if the GOP fails.
Some of the people think that if the bill takes its course they will lose the majority. While some members changed their minds, some were leaning against the legislation because many constituents depend on Medicaid. Mark believes in Trump and has the utmost respect for his willingness and ability to close a deal.
Trump was unclear what he could offer despite the meeting he set up with individual holdouts in the Freedom Caucus. Mark further stated that House leaders were no longer negotiating changes. Despite the fact that Trump's deal on healthcare repel fails closure at this moment, with more votes everything will fall in place as he expects.