25 March 2017

U.S Health care vote - the latest news

After Republican leaders abruptly postponed its vote on the GOP health care bill Thursday, President Trump declared he was finished negotiating with Republicans opposed to the current measure and sent the message he wanted the vote Friday. House Speaker Paul Ryan went to the White House to brief the president on the state of play in the vote.

The House is debating the measure now and is expected to begin voting on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) later this afternoon. Follow along here for live updates:

The vote has been cancelled
3:35 p.m. Margaret Brennan confirms. President Trump asked Speaker Ryan to pull the bill from the floor, Catherine Reynolds reports, according to a House GOP aide. Ryan will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. The House Republican conference is meeting right now.