Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement upon confirmation of Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

We get it—you’re busy. There’s a lot happening on the Hill. So, if you’re wondering, “What happened with Obamacare this week?”—allow us to bring you up to speed.

This morning at a press conference with Republican leaders, Speaker Ryan discussed the progress the House is making on repealing and replacing Obamacare and providing relief from overbearing regulations.

Today, the House passed a resolution that gives Congress the legislative tools to repeal and replace Obamacare. Upon passage, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement.

Today on the House floor, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke in favor of the Obamacare repeal resolution the House will vote on later today. Below are the speaker’s remarks as prepared for delivery:
In case you missed the broadcast, here's a highlight reel of the most important moments from Speaker Ryan's CNN Town Hall:

Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, Speaker Ryan will hold a live town hall event, where he will answer questions from the audience on a wide range of issues, including the steps Republicans are taking to repeal and replace Obamacare. Here's how you can watch:

Traditional: Aired on CNN, CNN International, and CNN Español

Cord-cutters: Live-streamed on CNNgo and CNN SiriusXM channel 116.

Obamacare is collapsing, and American families are paying the price. It’s driving up premiums and driving out health care options for patients. We must finally repeal this failed law and it put in place a better system that promotes competition and consumer choice. That’s why House Republicans are delivering on a step-by-step plan to end the Obamacare nightmare and give Americans access to truly affordable, quality health coverage.

“There is a better way, and we have made it clear what we want to replace Obamacare with: a truly patient-centered system with more choices and lower costs. A system that gives you the control and the freedom that Obamacare has taken from you. We ran on these ideas. We gave the people a very clear choice. And they deserve action.”

“You break it, you own it.” That was Democratic Leader Pelosi’s message last week to Republicans who are working to repeal and replace Obamacare. But for too many Americans, this health care law is already broken. As we now know, Obamacare has failed the American people—but that got us to thinking: Just how broken is President Obama’s so-called Affordable Care Act?