SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - At a meeting with staff from Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health in Savannah on Wednesday, Congressman Buddy Carter called the failed first attempt to pass the American Health Care Act his biggest political disappointment.
Despite that, Rep. Carter says he's optimistic his fellow lawmakers are close to having a better version of the ACA replacement that all can agree on.
"I think you're going to see it in the next month or so, I think we'll be voting on a bill. We're much closer today than we were a week ago, and certainly two weeks ago. So, we're getting very close to having the first phase done, and then we'll do phase two and phase three, and hopefully, have it completed," said Rep. Carter.
The congressman was invited to the health care center to talk about the reauthorization of funds needed to sustain daily operations. That deadline is this fall.