Many of the fiercest conservative critics of the new Republican health care bill come from districts where Trump had performed so well on Election Day. Now, with the Obamacare replacement legislation facing stiff opposition from conservatives, his presidency could have consequences. Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry, a member of the Freedom Caucus who has expressed reservation
“Look, I’m a fan of the president, I support the president, but look, I have constituents I have to answer to. I work for them,”
Trump is meeting with the leaders of conservative groups that opposed the bill and on Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Kentucky to pitch the health care bill. Arizona Rep. David Schweikert, the lone member of the Freedom Caucus is more open to supporting it than his colleagues.