As Friday emerged as a do or die moment for the American Health Care Act, the American people are not showing signs of confidence in the legislation.
A new Quinnipiac University poll is now showing that a solid 56% of Americans do not support the Republican healthcare plan. Approval for the GOP Obamacare alternative held at an anemic 17%. Another 26% of those surveyed were undecided.
In addition, 46% of voters said they would be less likely to support their Senator or Representative if they vote for the bill.
The numbers roughly mirror similar findings from the university in January, which showed that only 18% of voters supported a full Obamacare repeal.
Prospects for the American Health Care Act took a dramatic step backwards on Thursday after House Speaker Paul Ryan canceled a scheduled floor vote on the measure. The move was a major blow after days of furious negotiations with the conservative House Freedom Caucus.
Late Thursday, Trump revealed he was finished negotiating, warning House Republicans that if they failed to pass his bill Friday, he would move on to other priorities.
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