Responding to questions from reporters at his daily press briefing, Spicer called the American Health Care Act a "joint effort" between Congress and the President, and mentioned multiple times that Speaker Ryan was updating Trump at the White House.
Watch the White House press conference on Friday.
He also lunched with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and investor Nelson Peltz. Asked whether there was an alternative plan to the current bill, Spicer replied: "No.it's going to pass".
At this rate, by next week, I half-expect Spicer to describe Manafort as "some guy Trump once said hello to".
House leaders postponed a vote today on their plan to overhaul the nation's health care system, as they struggled to meet demands of conservative lawmakers who say they can not support the bill.
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Spicer said that Trump is a "bit disappointed", because he worked very hard to get the disparate factions of the Republican Party on the same page on health care. And a meeting between President Trump and the House Freedom Caucus, the locus of opposition to the bill, did not produce a deal.
"There's no question in my mind at least that the president and the team here have left everything on the field", Spicer said.
"But, there are reports out there - the speaker and president are talking now", Spicer said. "It's a failing system - skyrocketing premiums and deductibles, and fewer choices".