Even while Republican congressional leaders, such as House Speaker Paul Ryan, seek to move on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act a.k.a. ObamaCare, they are facing head winds from their own caucus. Members of the House Freedom Caucus said on Tuesday night that the plan does not have the requisite votes to pass. Some conservatives seek to reintroduce their own clean repeal bill. Among them is Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.
Not all of the opposition is coming from conservatives. In districts that voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, Republican members oppose measures that defund Planned Parenthood or roll back the Medicaid expansion. Among them is Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.
House Speaker Ryan (R-Wis.) said on Tuesday that he could guarantee the legislation would have 218 votes needed. President Trump has also thrown his backing behind the plan that Republican leaders are betting will persuade conservative critics for want of an alternative.
Assuming all Democrats oppose the bill, the Republican leadership must not allow more than 21 defections in the House and two in the Senate.
Here follows a list of where Congressional Republicans are on the American Health Care Act, a.k.a. Ryancare:
Rep. Justin Amash (Mich.)
Rep. Dave Brat (Va.)
Rep. Tom Garrett (Va.)
Rep. Louie Gohmert (Texas) 
Rep. Darrell Issa (Calif.) 
Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.)
Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio) 
Rep. Steve King (Iowa)
Rep. Raúl Labrador (Idaho).
Rep. Thomas Massie (Ky.) 
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Fla.) 
Rep. Rob Wittman (Va.)
Rep. Ted Yoho (Fla.)  
Unclear or Uncertain (20)
Rep. Mark Amodei (Nev.) 
Rep. Jim Banks (Ind.) 
Rep. Mo Brooks (Ala.)  
Rep. Ken Buck (Colo.) 
Rep. Steve Chabot (Ohio)
Rep. Charlie Dent (Pa.) 
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (Tenn.) 
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (Pa.) 
Rep. Paul Gosar (Ariz.) 
Rep. John Katko (N.Y.)
Rep. Peter King (N.Y.) 
Rep. Leonard Lance (N.J.) 
Rep. Frank LoBiondo (N.J.) 
Rep. Tom MacArthur (N.J.) 
Rep. Tom McClintock (Calif.) 
Rep. Mark Meadows (N.C.)
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.) 
Rep. Mark Sanford (S.C.) 
Rep. Mark Walker (N.C.) 
Rep. John Faso (N.Y.)  
No (1)
Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) 
Unclear/Uncertain (19)
Sen. Bill Cassidy (La.) 
Sen. Susan Collins (Maine)
Sen. Bob Corker (Tenn.)
Sen. Tom Cotton (Ark.).
Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) 
Sen. Steve Daines (Mont.) 
Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) 
Sen. Cory Gardner (Colo.)  
Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) 
Sen. Dean Heller (Nev.).
Sen. James Lankford (Okla.) 
Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) 
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.) 
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) 
Sen. Rob Portman (Ohio) 
Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) 
Sen. John Thune (S.D.) 
Sen. Thom Tillis (N.C.) 
Sen. Pat Toomey (Pa.) 



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