The president said Wednesday that he’s “totally confident” he’ll succeed in reforming the nation’s health care sector.
| AP Photo White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump is ‘totally convinced’ that he’ll get healthcare reform done.
| White House photoTrump says he will use ‘full leverage’ to reform health care source Politico article The White House said Wednesday it was “truly optimistic” about its efforts to pass health care reform, as it reiterated that the president will be using “all available resources” to get it done.
Trump said in a White House news conference with President Joe Biden that he had “done what was required” in crafting his plan, including signing executive orders, the Congressional Budget Office has reported.
The president added that he would not take “any time off” to consider healthcare reform.
He called the CBO’s report “an absolutely great score.”
Biden said he agreed with the president, saying, “It is what it is.”
Biden’s comments followed an ABC News/Washington Post poll that found that 50 percent of Americans supported a bipartisan plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system.
The poll also found that 62 percent of Democrats wanted the U,S.
government to provide universal health coverage for all Americans, while 38 percent of Republicans supported it.
In that same poll, Trump’s approval rating was at its lowest level in a week.
The CBO report found that more than half of Americans would see their premiums rise if they didn’t have insurance coverage.
It also found a sharp decline in the percentage of Americans who say they think the U.,S.
economy is “doing OK” under the Trump administration.
Biden said, “I think the American people are feeling good about the direction we’re going.”
Biden and Trump have met only once since becoming president on Jan. 20.