ACA Repeal Bill Collapses In House

Law360, New York (March 24, 2017, 4:13 PM EDT) -- House Republicans on Friday called off a vote to repeal and replace much of the Affordable Care Act, a dramatic setback after President Donald Trump shut down negotiations and tried to force the legislation ahead.

The repeal bill, known as the American Health Care Act, was supposed to receive an up-or-down vote on Friday afternoon. But Republicans could not prevent more than 22 defections from their own party, leaving them without majority support and causing the vote’s cancellation. House Speaker Paul Ryan confirmed the move at...
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