President Trump just called me. Still on phone.
“We just pulled it,” he tells me.
— Robert Costa (@costareports) March 24, 2017
The bill was in serious trouble when the Freedom Caucus had been stomping its feet, and as we had written weeks ago, they faced no real blowback if they opposed the bill. When moderates joined them, it was simply too many nays for the Republicans to overcome. Even had it survived a House vote, it was dead on arrival in the Senate as well, per our yea/nay tally.