Many in the GOP remain skeptical that Trump can notch many policy wins in the divided Congress.
"Americans raised their hand and said, 'We want the Affordable Care Act protected, therefore we're going to vote for the party that says it will protect and preserve and, yes, even expand the Affordable Care Act, '" Representative Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 House Democrat, said at a Tuesday news conference.
The administration on Monday night said in a filing with a federal appeals court that the entire 2010 health care law should be struck down after the effective repeal of the so-called "individual mandate".
"So we're coming up with plans", Trump said, speaking Wednesday from the White House.
The idea was quickly embraced by Trump, the officials said. Instead, aides said, Trump's rhetoric largely amounted to a recognition of the political significance of the issue to his re-election prospects. He recently told reporters he's working on bipartisan legislation to deal with prescription drugs. South Carolina Sen. Lindsay Graham encouraged Trump over the weekend to get back to governing to capitalize on good will generated by the end of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe.
Kennedy, who is a co-sponsor of the House Medicare for All bill, said he sees no conflict between that and efforts to strengthen Obamacare, which he says he also supports.
Some Republicans argued that while the Affordable Care Act did some good things for health care, such as covering pre-existing conditions and ending limits on benefits, the law isn't ideal. Sen.
President Donald Trump made clear Wednesday he supports his Justice Department's move to back a full invalidation of the Affordable Care Act following a December court ruling, though it's a decision that's caused consternation.
The administration decision appeared rushed to some.
"And the Department of Justice becomes the Department of Injustice when it wants to tear down health care benefits", she said. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
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Asked whether the White House has a proposal for replacing Obamacare in the event the law is struck down in court, a senior White House official told CNN not as of yet.
"We don't know how they would rule", Short said.
Meanwhile, a coalition of conservative groups and several GOP state representatives past year rolled out the Health Care Choices Proposal, which includes giving states more control and sending them a fixed amount of money, relaxing federal mandates and strengthening the private insurance market.
"I'm anxious to see what the White House is going to recommend in terms of a health care delivery system that looks like somebody designed the damn thing on goal", said Sen.
"It is a top-of-mind issue for voters; and for Republicans, having a health care plan is very important".
On Wednesday the president repeated his prediction that the GOP would be "the party of great health care".
Sen. Collins of ME, who has pressed her colleagues to stabilize Obama's health care law, said she was "vehemently opposed" to invalidating the entire law, urging the administration to work with Congress to make changes. But he added "I don't think we should kill it until we have a replacement".
Another issue Trump has talked about is infrastructure, raising it recently during a luncheon with Pelosi.
On Tuesday, House Democrats released their own proposals for amending the ACA. Discussions between the chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., and the White House continue.
"What is the number one issue still out there?" Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), one of 14 announced Democratic presidential candidates, saying, "Trump and his administration are trying to take health care away from tens of millions of Americans - again. Then we're making a mistake".