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The Capitol is seen at sunrise in Washington, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Trump administration and Republican lawmakers plan to continue their uphill effort to exhume the House GOP's health care bill, but remain adrift and divided over how to reshape it to attract enough votes to muscle it through the chamber. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The House put off voting to repeal and replace Obamacare... again


President Donald Trump on Thursday failed to get a health care vote in his first 100 days after House GOP leaders couldn't get enough votes necessary to pass their latest Obamacare replacement bill.

"There will be no vote tomorrow," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters Thursday, and that there probably won't be a vote until at least next week. Party leaders made that decision after spending all day pressuring moderate GOP lawmakers to back that bill, but fell short of the votes they'd need to prevail.

Earlier this week, Trump tweeted about Obamacare, arguing Democrats are to blame.

McCarthy also said Republicans on Friday would push through the House a short-term spending bill to keep the government open for at least another week.

Minority Democrats are threatening to withhold support unless there is a bipartisan deal on a massive $1 trillion measure funding agencies through Sept. 30, when the current fiscal year ends, and no final agreement has been reached.

Democrats have been vocal about their disappointment in the White House's actions.

--The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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