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The Freedom Caucus: What Kind of Healthcare Would They Support?

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Representative Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the House Freedom Caucus whose conservative members derailed the Republican health care bill, leaves a closed-door strategy session with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis. (Credit: AP / J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress is back in session today following a two-week break. It was right before they left that lawmakers failed to pass a repeal-and-replace bill on healthcare. Three Virginia Republicans are members of the far-right leaning House Freedom Caucus, who opposed that bill. Now that President Trump looks likely to bring healthcare back up, Matt Laslo caught up with Virginia’s Republicans to ask them what kind of legislation they could support.

 

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