GOP weighs options as health bill faces hurdle on abortion
June 16, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans working on high-stakes health care legislation are anticipating problems with abortion restrictions that their House counterparts have already passed.
As a result, they're considering ways to channel new financing for health insurance through existing government programs that bar the use of taxpayer dollars for abortion, according to sources familiar with the policy discussions. Those options include the Children's Health Insurance Program.
The sources spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss details of closely held discussions about a Senate version...