House GOP leaders aren’t ready to hold a vote this week on theirstalled health-care bill, despite intense pressure from the WhiteHouse to deliver on a long-promised repeal of Obamacare.

“We’ve been making great progress, and when we have the voteswe’ll vote on it,” Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Californiatold reporters late Thursday.

Republicans vote-counters had been weighing whether to hold avote this week, after conservative holdouts endorsed the billfollowing recent revisions. But a number of moderate Republicansremained opposed to the measure, and leaders were also distractedby the need to assemble votes for a stopgap measure to fund thegovernment. The current spending bill runs out Friday.

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