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White House Says It Will Pay Obamacare Subsidies
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27 Apr 2017 02:33 AM EST

The White House has assured Democrats it will keep paying subsidies for low-income Americans receiving healthcare coverage under Obamacare, removing a key sticking point in talks over a government funding bill, a source familiar with the negotiations said on Wednesday. The Trump administration had threatened to cut off the payments unless Democrats agreed to provide funding for a wall on the border with Mexico, but Democrats made clear they would not support a bill that funded the wall. (Reporting by Richard Cowan; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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