Arent Fox Senior Government Relation Advisor Philip English Comments on AHCA Bill in Bloomberg BNA
According to the article, whether the health care bill passes or not could have a significant impact on tax reform proposals, adding pressure to getting other reforms passed. The article goes on to point out that even if the bill passes, the divisions within the GOP have been exposed. The pressure on House Speaker Paul Ryan to push the bill through is also at its peak. Philip English, former Ways and Means committee member now Arent Fox Senior Advisor, said, “ Ryan has had to expend significant political capital to get the ACA repeal-and-replace bill to this point.” He went on, “His priority has always been tax reform, but it will be another test for him not only to get his people around a common bill, but also face a great deal of opposition from some parts of the economy.” To read the full article, click here.
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