Trump, Republicans to roll the dice with Friday health care vote

Determined to push a health overhaul bill through the House, President Donald Trump is basically daring GOP lawmakers to vote against the plan, as Republican leaders in Congress unveiled several new changes to the bill on Thursday night, hoping they would bring conservatives and moderates on board to avoid what would be an embarrassing political defeat on the politically explosive issue of health care.

Here is the latest from Capitol Hill:

The House Rules Committee convenes at 7 am on Friday. The House convenes at 9 am. A vote on the GOP health bill could take place by late in the afternoon.

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