House Speaker Paul Ryan told a forum on Wednesday he was not going to put 'an artificial deadline' on legislation to replace Obamacare, just as Congress prepared to leave town for a two-week recess. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) House Speaker Paul Ryan told a forum on Wednesday that discussions on legislation to replace Obamacare had been "very productive" and emphasized that Republican leaders have not set a deadline for agreement. "We can keep working this for weeks now," Ryan said during a luncheon. "We've got time to figure this out." Deep divisions cut short Republican hopes for a quick revival of Obamacare replacement legislation on Wednesday, as Congress prepared to leave town for a two-week recess without a deal to end party infighting.