Trump threatens to end insurance company payments unless 'Obamacare' goes

President Donald Trump talks with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during commencement exercises at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London Conn. Trump named Kelly as his new Ch

Donald Trump appears to have threatened members of Congress after Republicans failed to deliver on one of his key campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare. In a tweet on Saturday, Trump hinted at ending that program. "Demand another vote before voting on any other bill!"

The "bailouts" for Congress refer to a policy implemented by the Office of Personnel Management under the Obama administration that "allowed employer contributions to flow to the D.C. insurance exchange to help pay for member and staff benefits", as explained by Roll Call.

Moments after the Senate voted down the Republican bill on Friday morning, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on Democrats to offer their ideas for moving forward with health care.

But conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law - or risk a political nightmare in next year's elections.

Many insurers have been waiting for an answer from Trump or lawmakers on whether they will continue to fund the annual government subsidies.

America's Health Insurance Plans, a lobby group for the industry, has estimated that premiums would rise by about 20 percent if the CSR payments aren't made.

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Hundreds of U.S. counties are at risk of losing access to private health coverage in 2018 as insurers consider pulling out of those markets.

A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health-care legislation collapsed early Friday after Republican John McCain of Arizona joined two of his colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill.

"Now will the president be able to do away with that?" he continued.

However, a majority of Americans are ready to move on from healthcare at this point.

A Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Saturday shows almost two-thirds of Americans want to either keep or modify Obamacare, and a majority of Americans want Congress to turn its attention to other priorities, the survey found.

Asked what they think Congress should do next, most respondents picked other priorities such as tax reform, foreign relations and infrastructure.

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