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Ryan says he's still 'proud of the bill we produced' after health care legislation fails

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) holds a news conference Friday following a Republican caucus meeting in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In a big setback to the agenda of President Donald Trump, Ryan cancelled a vote for the American Health Care Act, the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said he was still "really proud" of the House GOP's failed health care legislation just moments after news broke that the lower chamber would not hold a vote on the contentious legislation.

"Moving from an opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains. We're feeling those growing pains today," Ryan said Friday afternoon, addressing reporters. "We came really close today, but we came up short."

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