- The vice president has been making the rounds to assure Republicans that this is a plan worth backing, but conservatives and moderates have reason to worry, writes Julian Zelizer.
- He says health care is another challenge that has been thrown Pence's way in a turbulent administration
Julian Zelizer, a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and New America fellow, is the author of "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." He's co-host of the "Politics & Polls" podcast. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)The Congressional Budget Office report showing that 24 million more Americans will be uninsured by 2026 under the Republican health care bill is a major blow for Vice President Mike Pence who has been making the rounds to assure Republicans that this is a plan worth backing.