Ryan: ‘We Came Very Close But We Did Not Get Consensus’

‘The wise thing is to pull the bill and see what we can do’

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RYAN: "I worry — the question is that we have propped it up. I don’t know if it’s possible. What we’re worried about is the premium increases that are coming with this health care system. That is my big concern. We just didn’t get consensus today. What we have is a member-driven process to get consensus. What we have is a member-driven process to get consensus. We came very close but we did not get the consensus. The wise thing is to pull the bill and see what we can do. I don’t think the law as it is fashioned or anything close to it is really going to be able to survive."

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