Trump signs bill that would roll back federal regulations

Trump signs the Republican health care bill into law, marking his second signature on a bill since taking office.

He also signs a repeal bill that eliminates a requirement that insurers cover essential health benefits.

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, DC, May 5, 2021.

President Donald Trump is sworn in as President Donald J. Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence, to sign an executive order to address the opioid crisis in Washington on May 6, 2021, as he visits the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington.

The White House has not yet responded to multiple requests for comment.

Trump is also expected to sign a law aimed at removing a requirement to provide affordable coverage for all Americans, as well as a rule that will allow states to decide whether or not to extend Medicaid to people with pre-existing conditions.

Senate Republicans have said they are moving to repeal the Affordable Care Act and roll back protections for people with preexisting conditions.

The House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that repeals parts of the ACA, including the requirement that everyone have health insurance, and eliminates a rule preventing insurers from denying coverage to people because of their health conditions.

The measure passed the House by a vote of 234-188.