Senate Republicans won't vote on last-ditch bill to dismantle ObamaCare
Sep 28, 2017, 00:13
The hard deadline to pass legislation to repeal Obamacare with just 50 votes was set for September 30.
Two other Republican senators - Rand Paul of Kentucky and John McCain of Arizona - also said they would vote against the measure.
During a news conference Tuesday, McConnell said the fight to change the health care system is not over. "We decided, since we don't have the votes to postpone the vote", said Bill Cassidy, surrounded by the staff's republican Senate. Trump tweeted Wednesday, one day after Senate Republicans' last-ditch proposal to unwind the Affordable Care Act collapsed.
Rejection became all but inevitable Monday after Maine GOP Sen.
Sen. Lindsey Graham offered a eulogy for the GOP's Obamacare repeal effort on Tuesday, but seized on one bright spot as a reason not to give up after a parade of health care disappointments.
Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act formally fizzled Tuesday and Gov. Doug Ducey said the state's senior senator and his desire for "procedure" is at least partly to blame.
Collins described that as a misleading promise because it fails to acknowledge the impact of Medicaid cuts called for in the bill. While some lawmakers, including Graham, posited that health care instructions could be tacked onto that package, House and Senate leadership is ice cold to that idea, noting that tax reform will be a heavy enough lift in isolation and that adding health care to it would only push it closer to failure. "Huge Medicaid cuts down the road more than offset any short-term influx of money". Expert projections show that more than $1 trillion would be taken out of the Medicaid program between the years 2020 and 2036.
Three GOP "no" votes would doom the bill. Her state has extremely high health care costs, in part because of its many remote communities. In a September 13 letter, ACP detailed numerous reasons why the original version of GCHJ will undermine the coverage, the benefits, and consumer protections for millions of people and could lead to losing their coverage entirely, including many of our most vulnerable citizens in Medicaid.
Vice President Mike Pence appeared on a ME radio talk show today stating the Trump administration is "certainly disappointed" by Collins' refusal to support the latest Obamacare repeal effort.
A decision on the Graham-Cassidy Senate healthcare bill was made before there was even a vote cast.
"At some point there will be a repeal and replace, but we'll see whether or not that point is now or will it be shortly thereafter", he said at the White House. Collins and to the rest of my Republican colleagues, I want to say this: Once repeal is off the table, we want to work with you to improve the existing system.
"I know to the senator procedure seems to be of paramount in importance, things like 'regular order, ' " Ducey said.
The failed bill follows the majority leaders' "Better Care Reconciliation Act" (BCRA) draft, of which a revised version was rejected by vote in July.
And premiums for Obamacare plans for next year need to be finalized this week, with insurers not knowing whether the federal government will continue payments that help make costs affordable.
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