Trump phones Senate holdouts on GOP healthcare bill

Trump phones Senate holdouts on GOP healthcare bill
President Trump has phoned several Republican holdouts on the Senate healthcare bill to try to get them on board. 
 
 
 
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“The president talked extensively with several Republican members over the weekend and he felt very positive about those discussions, but they’re ongoing,” Spicer said. 
 
The calls show the president is becoming personally involved in trying to push the embattled legislation through the Senate. 
 
Senate GOP leaders are planning to vote before the July 4 recess on the bill to overhaul ObamaCare, but they are short of the votes they need to pass it; Republicans can only afford two defections and still approve the measure.