4:14 p.m. ET – Speaker Ryan called President Trump approximately an hour ago and informed him that the bill would fail, at which time the President had the Speaker pull the bill from the floor in what has to be the largest blow yet to the President.
3:35 p.m. ET – The House just went into recess subject to the call of the chair, meaning that there will not be a vote anytime soon. We will update as more info becomes available.
3:16 p.m. ET – They House is currently debating the American Health Care Act, and a vote is expected in the next hour. The latest whip count still indicates that it will not pass, though people are able to change their minds all the way up till the vote.
1:11 p.m. ET – Speaker of the House Paul Ryan made a visit to the White House this morning, just hours before the House will vote on the American Health Care Act. People with knowledge of the meeting say that he told the President that the bill did not have the votes to pass, despite multiple meetings trying to rally support. Also this morning, the House voted to begin debate, setting up a vote later today.
12:28 a.m. ET – The latest reports from Capitol Hill indicate that a vote on the American Health Care Act will be held on Friday. Reports are coming in from Capitol Hill that if the vote fails, President Trump will leave Obamacare in place and move on to another priority area. The latest whip count still has the bill not passing the House, though that could change overnight. 1600PennWatch will have coverage throughout the day tomorrow.
6:43 p.m. ET – House Speaker Paul Ryan has pulled the vote that was scheduled for tonight on the American Health Care Act after growing opposition from his own party. The White House says that a vote will come on Friday, while Congressional sources indicate that it will be more like early next week before they vote. House Republicans will be meeting tonight to discuss the bill, and try to rally support.
1:52 p.m. ET – President Trump met today with members of the House Freedom Caucus, who have been vocal in their opposition to the AHCA, but that meeting failed to yield a deal that would guarantee the caucus to vote in favor of it. The news comes just hours before the anticipated vote, which now is in serious jeopardy.