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05/03/2017 07:32 am ET

Wednesday's Morning Email: What's On The Table For Health Care

And where the whip count stands.
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Aaron Bernstein / Reuters

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GOP STILL DOESN’T HAVE THE VOTES FOR HEALTH CARE Here’s what could be on the table as the push to pass a health care bill continues. If a vote doesn’t take place this week, it will be the third time Speaker Paul Ryan has failed to make his majority in Congress worthwhile. And here’s HuffPost’s latest whip count.

‘NSA REPORTEDLY COLLECTED AMERICANS’ PHONE RECORDS EVEN AFTER LAW CHANGE’ “The U.S. National Security Agency collected more than 151 million records of Americans’ phone calls last year, even after Congress limited its ability to collect bulk phone records, according to an annual report issued on Tuesday by the top U.S. intelligence officer.”

WHITE HOUSE LEANING TOWARD EXITING PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE As early as next week.

‘THE PRESIDENT’S SECRET AIR FORCE’ “Air Force One is just the public face of a fleet that keeps the president safe and secure.” [Politico]

THE DCCC THREW EVEN MORE MONEY AT MONTANA SPECIAL ELECTION A cool $400,000.

TEXAS OFFICER WHO FATALLY SHOT UNARMED BLACK TEEN FIRED “Officer Roy Oliver violated several unspecified department policies in the killing of Jordan Edwards, officials said.”

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PREPARE TO SHELL OUT FOR CINCO DE MAYO Avocados are going to cost you an arm and a leg.

CONGRATS TO NETFLIX’S ‘DEAR WHITE PEOPLE’ Which has earned the ever-elusive 100 percent ranking on Rotten Tomatoes.

YOU SKIP THE GYM YESTERDAY? Here’s why you might have done yourself a favor.

WHAT IT’S LIKE WHEN YOU ARE FIGHTING OFF A FLESH-EATING DISEASE “I was injected the very first time and it was so painful, I literally ran away.”

CAN WE BE FRIENDS WITH THE TEEN Who took her acceptance letter to Harvard as her date to prom?

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