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'Get the job done': Trump to Republicans

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 01:25

At a Republican fundraiser, President Trump told the GOP to 'deliver' on the promise to repeal and replace Obamacare with a possible vote on Thursday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: President Trump told the GOP to 'get the job done' and repeal and replace Obamacare during the National Republican Congressional Committee fundraiser Tuesday night. Trump is trying to win the first major legislative battle of his presidency. Pressure is growing on the businessman-turned politician to deliver as investors become worried that a failed healthcare push could also portend trouble for promised tax cuts and relaxed regulation that have propelled the market to record highs in recent months. Party leaders hope to move the bill to the House floor for debate as early as Thursday. But the administration and House leadership can afford to lose only about 20 Republican votes or risk the bill failing since Democrats are united against it.

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'Get the job done': Trump to Republicans

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 01:25