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>> A do or die ultimatum from Donald Trump to House Republicans. The US President saying, if lawmakers don't get behind his plans to scrap and replace Obamacare, he'll just keep it in place and move on to another top priority like tax reform. It could be the difference between whether or not Trump can deliver on one of the biggest promises of his campaign.
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After a week of wrangling with Republican law makers, he suffered an embarrassing setback on Thursday when a decision over the new health care bill had to be postponed apparently due to a lack of support. He's now demanding law makers take a high stakes vote on the future of US healthcare on Friday afternoon, but the GOP is divided on whether the bill goes too far or not far enough and Democrats stand united against it.
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Even if Trump's replacement plan gets to 215 votes it needs to pass in the House, it's then got a potentially tough fight ahead in the senate and the clock is ticking. Law makers at aim to put a new healthcare bill on the president's desk by April 8th. When Congress starts a two-week break and the issue gets kicked further down the road or if Trump's taken at his word, left by the wayside.