President Trump has called a group of Republican senators to the White House to rally their support for the Senate's new healthcare bill.
From The Hill:
President Trump plans to host a group of Republican senators at the White House on Monday night as he seeks to persuade them to back the Senate's new healthcare bill.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced the meeting but declined to provide a list of senators expected to attend.
Senate leaders face a tough task in generating momentum for their plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
Two Republicans, Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Susan Collins (Maine), already oppose the measure, meaning Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) cannot afford to lose another vote and still get the measure passed.
McConnell hoped to move forward this week, but had to push that back because of Sen. John McCain's health problems.
The Arizona Republican will be out of pocket this week as he recovers from surgery. He hopes to return next week, though that is not guaranteed.
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