Speaker Ryan on GOP Health Care Plan: Takes out $900B of Tax Increases, Makes Tax Reform Easier

by Matthew Wisner | Mar 20, 2017   ()

As the debate heats up over the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) discussed the repeal and replace process, the timeline for the Republican agenda and plans for tax reform with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network’s Mornings with Maria.

Speaker Ryan responded to warnings from Republican Senators that the GOP health care plan will not become law without fundamental changes.

“Well, obviously we’re going through the legislative process.  Here, it’s a four committee process, so obviously as we go through this, we make refinements and improvements to the bill.  That is occurring, that’s how the legislative process works.  And, by the way, Senators, they’re not helpless to what the House does.”

Despite those refinements and improvements, Ryan said the core components of the plan will remain.

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