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Rand Paul and Trump Negotiate Healthcare over Golf


(CitizensOutpost) It has not been long since Trump and Republicans pulled the rug from under the American Healthcare Act, but the President is making it a high priority to renegotiate.  With the Freedom Caucus standing in the way of a Republican majority Congress being able to pass a repeal and replacement of The Affordable Healthcare Act, Trump is taking his wining and dining tactics to the golf course with Senator Rand Paul (R-KY):

Paul later emphasized his upbeat mood on the subject, telling reporters that “We had a great day with the president. Played some golf, and we talked about a little bit of health care. I continue to be very optimistic that we are getting closer and closer to an agreement on repealing Obamacare,” The Hill reported.

Trump also tweeted about his time with Paul:

And reiterated his commitment to getting overhauled healthcare legislation passed:

The President will most likely be taking a slower approach to re-negotiating healthcare given the administration has shifted gears into reforming the tax code.

Source: Rand Paul Optimistic on Healthcare Deal After Playing Golf With Trump – Newsmax