Instead of addressing the question, Spicer went off on a tangent, calling out Murray for using the word "associates".
During his daily press briefing, Spicer said Trump has worked hard at lobbying for the American Health Care Act, the Republican legislation created to repeal and replace Obamacare. Republican leaders had originally hoped to vote on the bill Thursday, the seventh anniversary of ObamaCare's enaction. "I think at the end of the day, I said this yesterday, you can't force people to vote. Is the president humbled by the process?"
"It is not...the president...it doesn't...that is not applicable to the president, no", said Spicer, when asked if the White House was concerned about violating anti-lobbying laws. And a meeting between President Trump and the House Freedom Caucus, the locus of opposition to the bill, did not produce a deal. The top one-percent of earners will get 50% of the benefits of Trump's tax plan, while the middle class and poor will see their taxes increase.
This afternoon, House Republicans withdrew the bill after realizing they did not have enough votes to pass it.
"Is there any sort of plan if the bill does not pass tonight?" a reporter asked.
The White House made several attempts in recent weeks to pressure House Republicans to rally behind the ObamaCare repeal and replace legislation, the American Health Care Act, which several dozen Republicans opposed.
Dan Scavino Jr. (left) and Sean Spicer in the White House press briefing room.
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Two people remain in a critical condition, Rowley said, with a number of others still receiving treatment for serious injuries. Shortly before 15:00 UTC, multiple shots followed by screaming were reported outside London's Houses of Parliaments.