Vice President-elect Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceManchin, Collins leading talks on overhauling election law, protecting election officials Jan. 6 committee asks Ivanka Trump to sit for interview Pences' pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo, dies MORE detailed the top priorities of the incoming Trump administration, stressing that ObamaCare repeal is at the top of the list.
Pence told reporters after a closed-door meeting with Senate Republicans that he and President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPredictions of disaster for Democrats aren't guarantees of midterm failure A review of President Biden's first year on border policy Hannity after Jan. 6 texted McEnany 'no more stolen election talk' in five-point plan for Trump MORE are working closely on their "first priority" of repealing the Affordable Care Act.
"The American people voted for change in November," he told reporters at weekly press conference normally reserved for Senate leadership. "We working very closely with the Senate leadership on a budget resolution."
The Senate is expected to vote next week, likely on a party-line vote, to approve the rules for repealing ObamaCare.
Under a resolution filed this week, four congressional committees have until Jan. 27 to hand over their repeal proposals.
Pence — who has deep ties to Capitol Hill — also outlined a laundry list of other early Trump proposals, including infrastructure, tax reform and border security.
"We'll be looking for opportunity before we get to the spring to pass the tax relief that the president advocated for," he said.
Pence met privately with House and Senate Republicans on Wednesday ahead of a fight over repealing the Affordable Care Act.
He also met with Sen. Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats calls on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Predictions of disaster for Democrats aren't guarantees of midterm failure Voting rights and Senate wrongs MORE (D-N.Y), the new Senate minority leader.