WASHINGTON — House leaders have posted the text of the health-care reconciliation bill online. Below are links to key things you might be interested in.
Full score on the reconciliation text from the Congressional Budget Office.
CBO director’s blog on health care scoring.
Per a pledge to have the bill available for viewing for 72 hours, the earliest the vote could take place is Sunday afternoon. Steny Hoyer, the number two Democrat in the House, said today the vote would be Sunday.
President Obama has postponed his Indonesia/Australia trip until June in order to whip votes up to the last minute and sign any legislation that may emerge. In a statement, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said the president “greatly regrets” delaying the trip, but added “passage of health insurance reform is of paramount importance, and the president is determined to see this battle through.”