Ways and Means delays organizational meeting

Rep. Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorRace for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election Scalise allies upset over Ryan blindside on McCarthy endorsement 2018 will test the power of political nobodies MORE (R-Va.), the House majority leader, announced over the weekend that he was pushing back a vote over repealing the health care overhaul that had been set for Wednesday. He also urged members to return to Washington to honor victims of the shooting and to be potentially briefed by Capitol police.  

According to a statement released last week, the Ways and Means organizational meeting would have included discussion of proposed rules changes for the committee.

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