In a report this week, the Department of Health and Human Services told the New York Times that it plans to keep paying them as long as the lawsuit over the payments is pending. It later sent out a statement calling the report inaccurate. The administration is currently deciding its position on this matter, Alleigh Marre, a spokeswoman for HHS, said in the email. The report was in reference to the current status of the lawsuit and is not an indication of what will happen in the future. No decisions have been made about how the administration will proceed. Infrastructure Plan During the interview, Trump said hes considering pairing a plan for improving U.S. infrastructure with a second phase of the Republicans health-care initiative, which includes provisions aimed at insurance companies. go to this sitePairing the two initiatives might help secure congressional Democrats support, Trump said. If I put that in, the Democrats are actually going to love the infrastructure plan, Trump said. But Democrats wont support any effort to link infrastructure with health care if it includes repealing Obamacare, said Drew Hammill, a spokesman for House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. She also wants to see details of the infrastructure plan and cant support one that relies on tax credits and tolls or other user fees to leverage private investment, Hammill said.
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