Nielsen Says GOP Leaders in Tough Spot on Health Care Bill

Updated April 4, 2017

Reports on the political calculus President Donald Trump has to make right now, as he tells lawmakers they need to vote for his health care bill or else risk losing re-election, but at the same time the bill will rip insurance away from millions. Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy, says Republican leaders are in a tough spot as they weigh backlash from voters both now, and in the next election.