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'The battle over healthcare isn't over': White House

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 01:07

After an effort by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare derailed, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday that the 'battle over healthcare isn't over'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: After the effort by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare derailed, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Tuesday that the 'battle over healthcare isn't over'. "We're continuing to push forward to repeal and replace Obamacare', she said, 'and we're going to continue fighting for that every single day." Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dealing a sharp setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's seven-year quest to kill former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The disarray in the Republican-controlled Senate rattled financial markets as it cast doubt on the chances of getting Trump's other domestic policy priorities, such as tax reform, through a divided Congress. Trump said he was disappointed by the failure and suggested he might let the insurance markets created under Obamacare go under and then, potentially, work with Democrats on a rescue.

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'The battle over healthcare isn't over': White House

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 01:07