Trump's labeling of the House bill as "mean" was a significant shift of tone that followed months of private and public negotiations, during which he called the bill "great" and urgedGOP lawmakers to vote for it.
The 13 senators invited to lunch at the White House were a mix of conservative and moderate Republicans.
Now, however, he is sounding a different tune. "I know we made mistakes on the Affordable Care Act ... and one of the criticisms we got over and over again was the vote was partisan, but you couldn't have a more partisan exercise than what you're engaged in right now".
Facing expected unanimous Democratic opposition, Republicans will be unable to pass a Senate bill if just three of the 52 GOP senators vote "no".
When asked to comment on Trump's remarks during the meeting, AshLee Strong, Ryan's spokeswoman said, "Congressional Republicans, with President Trump's support, are working to repeal and replace this awful Obamacare law that is harming Americans", according to the Associated Press.
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Republican, said she is looking for a $45 billion commitment over a 10-year period to make sure addicts in her hard-hit state will be able to get treatment under the Republican health care model, which would phase out Obamacare's vast expansion of Medicaid coverage for the poor.
"That has not worked well in the past", he said. But in a May 28 tweet that raised questions about his intent, he said: "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere".
Some Republicans had hoped to vote on a bill before July, but time is running out. He previously described the bill as "incredibly well crafted".
Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch said, "I think we're a ways away" from an agreement.
The White House declined to comment.
MacArthur's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump's description of the bill MacArthur helped resuscitate. But If I am among those millions who face losing their health insurance, where would my family and I go for the care we need, and how we would we pay for it?
Mr Trump's remarks on the "mean" House bill are in stark contrast to his previous public position.
Some Republicans who have largely been left outside the deliberations say they can't predict what they'll do.
At a Senate health committee hearing Tuesday that was supposed to focus on high prescription-drug prices, Democrats criticized Republican efforts to develop their health bill in secret. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Susan Collins, R-Maine, to a measure that blocks funding to Planned Parenthood is among them.
Instinet analyst Anthony DiClemente said in a note quoted by CNBC that Amazon is going to disrupt grocery business. Whole Foods has had a reputation of high prices and has been derided sometimes as "Whole Paycheck".
Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week, with some key moments centered on Sessions. In a dramatic and packed Senate hearing, Sessions vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations".
Praising the actions of law enforcement officers and first responders, Trump said the suspected assailant - identified as James T. Capitol Police do not have the current resources to do this and the agency would have to double or triple in size.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and signed a deal for F-15 fighter jets it described as being worth $ 12 billion . In Washington, Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah met Wednesday with U.S.
Comey testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". The Post report did not name the Federal Bureau of Investigation as its source.
If true, the death of Baghdadi would represent a huge blow to ISIS forces under increasing pressure across the region. It also claimed responsibility for the June 3 London attack that killed eight people.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly revoked the memo creating the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program. Both programs required that participants meet certain conditions, including not having a history of serious crimes.
Asked if the death toll could climb to triple figures, he said: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". The project included installing insulated exterior cladding , double-glazed windows and a communal heating system.
The bullet traveled across his pelvis - fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. A gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice early Wednesday morning, shooting several attendees.
Trump later contradicted his own staff, saying on May 11 he had the Russian Federation issue in mind when he fired Comey . The newspaper reported that the FBI started the alleged obstruction investigation within days of Comey being fired.
London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims
Omar, 25, survived, but the brothers were separated as firemen tried to rescue them from burning building early Wednesday. Other members of her Conservative Party urged her to show concern for the dozens of victims and survivors of the blaze.
Lions need to step up against Maori as tests loom
Ben Smith will captain New Zealand for the first time in the absence of Kieran Read, who is recovering from a broken thumb. They've both been in great form and we're looking forward to seeing what they can do at this level.