Alaska will get $323 million over the next five years to coax its lone Obamacare insurer to remain in the market and hold down premiums. At least four other states, including some that have vociferously opposed the Affordable Care Act, are seeking similar deals…

The White House said Thursday it applauds the stabilization efforts even as Trump steps up the pressure on the Senate to resume efforts to try to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare.

“We support the Secretary’s efforts to give states flexibility to create solutions to relieve the burden of Obamacare that has skyrocketed premiums and reduced coverage choices for the American people,” said a spokesman.