"We'll all promise it's going to be our first vote because we blew it the last time", he said, referring to multiple attempts by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, when they were in the majority from 2017 to 2018.
Trump says his administration is drawing up a new healthcare plan ahead of the 2020 election that could be implemented soon afterwards, assuming he wins re-election and Republicans win back the House and keep the Senate.
He continued: "The Republicans are developing a really great HealthCare Plan with far lower premiums (cost) & deductibles than ObamaCare".
He said a Republican plan would mean most Americans pay lower premiums and deductibles for their healthcare than they now pay under Obamacare, revisiting a promise he made during the 2016 campaign.
President Donald Trump - who has previously issued baseless claims about ballot-counting and voter fraud - warned House Republicans on Tuesday night to be "more paranoid" about vote tallies.
"If the Affordable Care Act is overturned in court, there is no replacement or plan B. This will put millions of Americans at risk of losing their health insurance, including the thousands of West Virginians who gained health insurance through the Medicaid expansion, and thousands more who gained insurance through the state health exchange".
That's because there's a lengthy and clear record over the past few years of what Republicans want to do on health care, laid out in the occasional legislative proposal, the actions of the Trump administration, and a never-ending series of lawsuits. They also limited debate to two hours, but that move expired at the end of that Congress after Democrats lost control of the Senate in the 2014 elections. In response, I argued that he was putting his party in an uncomfortable position by forcing Republicans to talk about an issue they would much prefer to avoid altogether.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) leaves a news conference after speaking to reporters earlier this year.
"The best-laid plans and best of intentions with regard to an overhaul of the health care system in this country run into the wall of reality that it's going to be very hard to get a Democrat House and a Republican Senate to agree on something".
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Repeal and replace can wait.
Democrats have long complained about Cotton's obstruction during Barack Obama's second term, including his refusal to allow a vote on the nomination of Cassandra Butts, a friend of the president, to be ambassador to the Bahamas for two years. Don't worry says the president: "we're working on a plan now".
After Trump dropped the issue on Republicans last week, many hoped it would just go away.
"It was like pulling teeth to get the solution, that they had the nerve to say you're lucky it's only going up 5% this year and then 10% next year, I found a way to solve that", said Braun.
But other Democrats, McConnell said, indicated behind the scenes that they could support the rules change provided that it wouldn't take effect until the next administration.
Preserving health care protections, and especially for people with pre-existing conditions, resonates with voters.
That left more than 100 vacancies for the lifetime appointments on federal courts at the start of Trump's presidency.
The No. 2 Senate Republican, John Thune of South Dakota, said the president "has some big ideas and, to his credit, wants to solve problems".