- Lanhee Chen: CBO score provides an opportunity for GOP bill's sponsors to bolster support amongst conservatives
- Trump, GOP must win over moderates who will want changes to the law that boost coverage, Chen writes
Lanhee J. Chen is the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He served as the policy director for Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign and was a senior aide at the US Department of Health and Human Services during the George W. Bush administration. The views expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The Congressional Budget Office has released its estimate of House Republican legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, and it highlights the tricky balance that President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan and other supporters of the proposed American Health Care Act have to strike.