Senate GOP Says Leaders Took Over Writing Health Care Bill
Senate GOP Says Leaders Took Over Writing Health Care Bill
22 June, 2017, 09:06
Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer disputed that.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V. and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., speaks about the health overhaul following a closed-door strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
In a series of actions that threaten to break the hypocrisy meter, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who fancies himself a Senate institutionalist, in just five months has done more than any other leader to turn the world's greatest deliberative body into a cheap knock-off of the House.
McConnell announced a discussion draft would be laid out on Thursday.
He's one of 13 Senate Republicans supposedly writing the health care bill but said the process has been taken over by GOP leaders.
He fiercely opposed the House version, and McConnell likely won't look to him for support, which means he'll need nearly every other Senate Republican to vote in favor of the measure. "President Donald Trump and this Congress will keep their promise to the American people, and we will repeal and replace Obamacare", Pence said in a speech to a meeting of National Association of Manufacturers.
"You say that Democrats aren't interested, but they aren't invited into your-" Cordes started.
A number of GOP offices would not confirm whether those provisions are still in the legislation and several aides cautioned that the working draft is still undergoing multiple revisions and that those measures could still be included.
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McConnell said last week that "nobody is hiding the ball here" and that people are "free to ask anybody anything".
"Everything I hear sounds like Obamacare-lite", Paul said. "I'm not open to Obamacare lite".
"Listen, there has to be private meetings all the time, but I think there should be more public debate on it", King said in an interview on "LI in the AM" radio in NY highlighted by CNN.
Even if the Senate is able to muster the votes to approve a bill next week, the legislation would still need to be reconciled with the House-passed version - pushing final passage to later in the summer.
We don't want coverage that's more expensive.
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and other GOP senators from states that expanded Medicaid were still battling to prolong the phase-out of that money to seven years. With a possible vote days away, the White House hasn't seen the health care bill in its entirety, according to a senior White House official. Another possibility was letting states drop some coverage requirements Obama's law imposes on insurers, they said.
Moderate Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she didn't know how she'd vote, saying, "What is the deal we have?"
"They seem to be enthusiastic about what we're producing tomorrow", No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas told reporters.
While the House legislation pegged federal insurance subsidies to age, the Senate bill would link them to income as the ACA does. Republicans have been sending pieces of the bill to the CBO, so it's possible the Senate could have a score early next week.
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Aguilar plays outfield for the Democratic team; before the shooting, Scalise was slated to play second base for the Republicans. Hodgkinson sprayed rifle fire at Republican congressmen on Wednesday as they practiced for a charity baseball game.
In Cosby's case, that could have involved the more than 60 other women who have accused him of assaults dating to the 1960s. But prosecutors immediately said they would seek a second trial, which O'Neill suggested could start within four months.
Scalise's doctor, Jack Sava, said Scalise will need further operations but he is expected to be able to walk and run again. The gunman was believed to have harbored unfavorable views toward Republicans at large, including President Donald Trump.
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