Heading home for Easter, House Republicans expect a basket of healthcare protests

April 6, 2017, Modern Healthcare, Harris Meyer- As the Easter recess looms, House Republicans face new arm twisting by the White House to back a newly revised version of the Obamacare repeal and replace bill that collapsed two weeks ago.But many House and Senate Republicans are more worried about the reception they’ll face when they go home for the two-week recess. It’s likely they’ll encounter protests by constituents upset and angry about GOP efforts to roll back health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Healthcare provider groups may also come calling. At the same time, the lawmakers may face fire from conservative voters furious they have failed so far to fulfill their seven-year-old promise to wipe out the law.

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