Paul Ryan: ‘We’re Gonna Be Living with Obamacare for the Foreseeable Future’

Speaker Paul Ryan spoke after pulling the American Health Care Act from the House floor today, saying, “This is a disappointing day for us.”

He said that President Trump agreed with him that the bill should be pulled, and Ryan thanked the White House for doing what they could on this while warning that “the worst is yet to come” on Obamacare.

But minutes later, as reporters asked questions about pulling the bill, Ryan actually went so far as to say, “We’re gonna be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future.”

He added, “Now we are going to move on with the rest of our agenda.” He acknowledged this might make getting tax reform “more difficult,” but not impossible.

Watch above, via CNN.

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