In response to the bipartisan agreement in the Senate to restore funding for cost-sharing reductions and prevent the 20% health care costs increase, Speaker Ryan still can’t find a reason to support it and abandon his health care repeal:

SHOT:

@MEPFuller — “‘The speaker does not see anything that changes his view that the Senate should keep its focus on repeal and replace of Obamacare,’ Ryan spox Doug Andres says.”

Maybe the Speaker should try reading his hometown newspaper?

CHASER:

Wisconsin State Journal: Obamacare insurance rates to rise 36 percent in Wisconsin next year

“Health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act exchange will go up an average of 36 percent in Wisconsin next year, but government subsidies will offset the increases for most people, a state official said Thursday.

A major reason for the stiff hikes is that President Donald Trump’s administration hasn’t said if it will continue certain payments to insurers, said J.P. Wieske, deputy commissioner of insurance.”