Speaker of the US House of Representatives Freedom Caucus: Health bill lacks votes to pass

© Reuters. US Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) and other members of the House Freedom Committee hold a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the US House of Representatives Freedom Caucus said Wednesday there were not enough votes yet to pass the Republican health plan, but he was hopeful of possible changes to the bill later. from a meeting at the White House.

US Rep. Mark Meadows, who heads the group of Conservative lawmakers, said Vice President Mike Pence discussed “a couple of options” to win votes from caucus members and that he hoped Republicans could reach a consensus on the proposed law to reverse Obamacare.

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