WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the Republican health care effort is “working along very well” and suggested there could be a “big surprise coming.” The White House did not elaborate on what Trump meant.

Earlier Wednesday, Trump told reporters getting approval of a Senate health care bill will be “very tough.” But he predicted that Republicans will at least “get very close” and may “get it over the line.”

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell postponed a vote on the Republican health care bill this week because he lacked the votes.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling on Trump to meet with Republicans and Democrats on the Senate bill. Asked about the request, Trump said Wednesday that Schumer “hasn’t been serious.”

He added: “Obamacare is such a disaster, such a wreck. And he wants to try and save something that’s really hurting a lot of people.”

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  1. Craig Wilson says:

    I’m still holding my breath on his “secret plan” to defeat ISIS in 30 days. Day 161 and nothing.
    A “phenomenal” tax plan. Nothing so far. Except cutting more taxes for the rich. No problem for him he pays no federal taxes. He promised he would cut those ‘loop holes’
    a “great, great health care plan. First day in office I will tear up Obamacare. Hasn’t happened.
    I will not cut medicaid. Guess what? He cut medicaid.
    I will not cut social security. Guess what? He cut social security.
    80 promises broken in just his first 150 days. That’s record for any president. What no tweets about that?