President Trump warned House Republicans on Tuesday that a vote against the GOP-backed American Health Care Act could jeopardize their chances of winning re-election in the 2018 midterm elections. "I honestly think many of you will lose your seats in 2018 if you don't get this done," Trump said, in an attempt to rally fence-sitters ahead of the scheduled vote Thursday on the ObamaCare replacement plan. Trump apparently predicted if Republicans support the proposal they could "gain 10 seats in the Senate."
On Monday, top House Republicans revealed changes to their proposal — including increased tax credits for people ages 50 to 65 and sharper cuts to Medicaid — in an attempt to win over more lawmakers. The House Freedom Caucus has said it has enough "no" votes to defeat the bill, and apparently Trump's comments Tuesday didn't exactly change minds. Becca Stanek