Trump Reaches Out to Democrats in Bid for 'Great' Health Law

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says

Schumer's response came after Trump shot out a tweet on Saturday morning, repeating the claim that the Affordable Care Act "is badly broken", even though many of its current troubles are occurring as a result of this White House refusing to responsibly implement the law. Trump also met with the NY senator and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to discuss a legislative amnesty for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries.

The US president has announced his call to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer over the Healthcare Bill, which the Republicans have several times failed to pass in Congress.

In his turn, Schumer said in a statement that he is willing to work with the president to improve the existing healthcare system, but not to "repeal and replace" Obamacare.

Although both parties say they're looking for a bipartisan solution to the health care dilemma, Republicans leaders in Congress were irritated by Trump last month after he reached a deal with Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on a spending bill and the debt ceiling.

"The president wanted to make another run at repeal and replace and I told the president that's off the table", Schumer said. Lamar Alexander and Washington Democratic Sen. He added: "A good place to start might be the Alexander-Murray negotiations that would stabilize the system and lower costs".

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Trump has suggested before that he would be open to negotiating with Democrats on health care, but there have been no clear signs of a compromise between Republicans who have sought to scrap former President Obama's law and Democrats who want to protect it.

And leadership appears to be open to the idea. John Cornyn (R-TX) has said of the party's failure to pass health care legislation. "It's obviously been very hard".

In a statement, Schumer confirmed that he talked to the president about health care and said he told Trump that repealing Obamacare is "off the table".

Before negotiations broke off, Politico reports there was a tentative agreement on two years of funding.

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