Pence and the Senate Democrats had to fight to win approval for a bill to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a health-care plan that would cover millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions.

But they have failed to pass a repeal-and-replace plan that can pass the House, where Republicans hold a 52-seat majority.

Vice President Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) met with House Republicans this week to try to hammer out a deal, but Pence was nowhere to be seen.

And the House GOP leadership is unlikely to budge from their insistence that they will not allow any votes on the health-and