Short Of Votes, Republicans Delay US Health Care Vote In Senate

Posted June 29, 2017

"And we are still optimistic we are going to get there". "I understand that very well".

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"We are going to talk", Trump told reporters during the meeting.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who led the secret drafting of the measure and unveiled it last week, said lawmakers would continue negotiating, in a bid to bridge the "differences" that have split Republicans over the legislation.

After Congress returns from the bank holiday, there will be a two-week window before the summer break.

Alaska's Lisa Murkowski said Republicans weren't ready to make a decision this week.

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"Nothing has been promised, it's what I am looking for", she said. They've mostly focused on how terrible Obamacare is, at least for the 8 percent of Americans who get their insurance on the individual marketplace.

It its current form, the Senate GOP health care bill more or less keeps Obamacare but has it do much less.

A look at some of the major changes to the Affordable Care Act in the GOP's new healthcare plan.

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia said negotiators were struggling with how to resolve conflicts between the states that have expanded the Medicaid health program for the poor and disabled, and those that have not.

Earlier this month, McConnell spearheaded an effort to overhaul former President Obama's 2010 health care law.

But the serious negotiating has yet to begin. The OPM says that the GOP bill would shift a lot of health care costs to the individual states.

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"I have not heard back from the leadership with any suggestions for changes", Collins said.

In the folksy analysis of John Cornyn of Texas, the Senate GOP vote-counter: "Every time you get one bullfrog in the wheelbarrow, another one jumps out".

Americans don't necessarily want to see Obamacare go away, they just want to see it do more. It's his chance to show us how the Art of the Deal works in the U.S. Senate.

For instance, Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada, a vulnerable Republican up for re-election next year, came out strongly against the current plan during a news conference last week. Another three senators joined the rebels hours later on Tuesday.

Part of Republicans' argument for urgency in replacing Obamacare is their repeated assertion that the healthcare system is collapsing. A replacement plan should improve affordability, restore certainty and stability to the insurance markets, encourage innovation and ease regulations.

The delay comes one day after CBO's report Monday that the Senate GOP bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured, just shy of the 23 million more people the House GOP bill would leave uninsured. It has big tax cuts for the wealthy, much less assistance for low-income and working-class people to buy health care.

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