A White House effort to win House approval next week for an ObamaCare repeal bill is running head-on into a divided GOP conference struggling to reconcile its differences.
While centrist Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) and conservative Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) say they are close to a deal, other Republicans say they are not a part of the agreement — and that MacArthur is not bringing other centrists along with him.
Republican lawmakers will hold a conference call on Saturday to discuss the issue.
They’re also likely to confer on another problem: keeping the government open.
Even as the conference seeks to revive ObamaCare repeal legislation, it faces a Friday deadline to pass legislation to prevent a government shutdown....