Republican Health Care Bill Fails To Move Forward As Senators Come Out Against Legislation
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017 () Republican Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran were the latest on Monday night coming out to say that they opposed the Obamacare repeal bill, essentially killing the GOP initiative in the Senate, according to Politico. Republican leaders could only afford two senators not supporting the procedural motion to begin debate on the bill, but Lee and MOran joined Sens. Susan Collins and Rand Paul who opposed the version of the bill currently before the Senate. Several more were left undecided with the no votes so Senate Republicans won't have enough votes to start debating on repealing Obamacare, even though they've been campaigning on the promise for several years. “In addition to not repealing all...
President Trump gave the revised Republican health care bill a shout-out on Twitter today. "Next week, the Senate is going to vote on legislation to save Americans from the Obamacare disaster," he wrote. Errol Barnett has more.
Republican Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah say they will oppose the Republican health care bill. They joined two other Republican senators in... Newsday - HealthAlso reported by •NPR •Denver Post •Seattle Times •CNNMoney
Speaking the day after the collapse of the Republican health care bill, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) he’s still “optimistic” that some kind of repeal and... CNSNews.com - USAlso reported by •Seattle Times