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A change of plans

Republican senators meet with White House to discuss new health-care proposal

President Trump is set to decide "this week" whether or not to allow ObamaCare to implode, even as Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) have quietly been working on a new health-care proposal for their divided party, Politico reports.

The lawmakers, along with Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), spoke with the president Friday about the proposal. Cassidy is expected to meet Monday with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price about the plan. The so-called Cassidy-Graham proposal "seeks to keep most of ObamaCare's taxes except the medical device tax, send federal health-care funds to the states in block grants, kill ObamaCare's individual mandate, and maintain the requirement to cover people with pre-existing conditions," Politico writes.

Read more about what could be next for health care here at The Week.