Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he felt very confident that the Republican bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare will pass in the House on Thursday.
Fox News’ Chris Wallace asked Ryan if he was still plannign to bring the bill to the House Floor on Thursday and if he had the votes to pass the legislation as some have reported.
“Yeah. That is our plan. I think Thursday’s most likely going to be our day to bring it forward,” Ryan told Wallace.
Ryan went on to say, “We feel very good where we are. We’re still having conversations with our members. We’re making fine-tuning improvements to the bill to reflect people’s concerns, to reflect people’s improvements.”
“We feel like we’re on track and we’re right where we want to be,” Ryan concluded.
Wallace followed up by asking what the chances are of this legislation actually getting passed on Thursday.
“Yeah, I feel very good about it actually. It’s exactly where we want to be,” he said,” Ryan responded.
Ryan went on to praise President Trump’s involvement in getting the legislation the support it needs saying, “The reason I feel so good about this is because the president has become a great closer. He’s the one who has helped to negotiate changes to this bill with members from all over our caucus.”
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