I-10: Ten Things To Know In New Orleans This Week (March 28, 2017)


I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (March 28, 2017)

1. GOP health care plan YANKED BEFORE voteJust minutes before U.S. House Republicans pulled the GOP-backed American Health Care Act — the legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act — Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham was on the House floor, urging his fellow Republicans to get behind the bill. He and Louisiana Reps. Steve Scalise (pictured) and Clay Higgins were expected to vote yes on the bill, while Reps. Mike Johnson and Garret Graves’ votes were still in doubt. (Louisiana’s sole Democratic House member, Rep. Cedric Richmond, was, unsurprisingly, in the “no” camp.)
  Scalise, the House Majority Whip, had spent days trying …

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