Per John Harwood, the Freedom Caucus went into the WH meeting demanding not just the repeal of the EHBs, but also of Title 1, which is the ban on pre-existing conditions, allowing children until Age 26, the ban on lifetime limits, etc. This makes the whole thing a non-starter, so no vote today.
Imagine what a mess this would be if a master negotiator wasn’t steering the ship of state.
[SL] Good reporting on this from DeBonis/Eilperin/Weigel. While it’s important to “credit” Trump, let us not forget the superb leadership of America’s foremost policy wonk, Paul Ryan.