Trump punts on health care until after 2020

The president said on Twitter that he never planned on voting on a health care plan until after the next presidential election.
2:18 | 04/03/19

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Transcript for Trump punts on health care until after 2020
We want to move on we want to stick with president Strom because he's continuing. To promise a great health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. And he says he'll ask for a vote on it after he is reelected. So when I go to Karen Travers in the White House caring and the president is continuing to push these promise says. But give us a reality check please there is no GOP. Health care plan is there. But this point it's not going to be a GOP plan in need to be pregnant prompts plan because the senate. And majority leader Mitch McConnell had made it very clear that they are not going to drive the train on this issue that this have to be something coming out of the White House. And at the White House develops a proposal on a plan on health care they're willing to consider it. A bit yesterday Mitch McConnell took credit for telling the president convincing him to push up this issue until after the election. President says he was the one that won it a delay and the delay for the president is not talking about health care it's voting on health care. He says there would be a vote on health care plan after the November 2020 election. But the reality is you have to come up with something which means there would have to be worked done. This year and next year to get to that point the president says this is going to be a great campaign issue for him and for Republicans. Question right now is what Republicans agree with him on that and who is willing to stand behind him because Republicans are certainly saying. This is not something they want to touch before that the election. And let's quickly talk about your radio calls people still talking about this planned and the border yes. This is the big issue and also where that threat to close the border stands mean it's certainly is still on the table the president that very clear but it didn't seem to be imminent. And it was an effort the president first read this last week he said this was happening this week that does not look likely. The president first said that was because Mexico had stepped up their efforts which is what he was calling for so he's gonna pull back of it. Sorting president threatening again to close the border if congress doesn't act to close loopholes he says that exist in law. There is no imminent action hat from congress on this issue so it's not clear then what that means for the president's renewed threat. All right Karen thanks for keeping us updated on all of this we appreciated.

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