But this time, Trump came as the president, using his first big endorsement trip outside of the Beltway to tout the establishment's favored candidate in the heated special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
After blasting McCain, Trump on Saturday singled out Paul and Murkowski. Up until last week, when GOP interest suddenly surged in the Graham-Cassidy plan, there had been increasing efforts to find some kind of agreement between Senators in both parties on ways to make some short term improvements in the Obama health care system for those in the individual and non-group insurance market.
Trump, who also bashed McCain during a campaign rally Friday night, said the Arizona senator had let down his constituents, as well as his friend and fellow senator, Lindsey Graham of SC.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Friday that he'll vote no.
This leaves Senate Republicans with no margin of error: A third "no" vote would put them shy of the 50 votes necessary to pass the Obamacare repeal plan.
This summer's setback infuriated the party's core conservative voters and prompted President Donald Trump to unleash a series of tweets blaming McConnell for the failure and goading him to keep trying.
He continued: "Arizona had a 116% increase in ObamaCare premiums previous year, with deductibles very high".
Rouhani Says Iran Will Proceed With Missile Program
The broadcaster gave no date for the test , although officials had said on Friday that it would be tested "soon". Iran has "successfully" launched a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km, Press TV reported on Saturday.
"John McCain shows the same courage in Congress that he showed when he was a naval aviator", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Referring to Graham-Cassidy's proposed transfer of healthcare administration away from the federal government, he added: "Large Block Grants to States is a good thing to do. Great for Arizona. McCain let his best friend L.G. down!"
While the final text of the bill appears to still be fluid, lawmakers are set to vote on some form of the Graham-Cassidy measure on Wednesday. But for now, it seems like the GOP will fail to get anything done on this signature campaign issue, with McCain, Sen. Rand Paul, significantly hurts the GOP's latest plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Trump was campaigning for fellow Republican Luther Strange in Huntsville, Alabama, Friday night.
"That was a totally unexpected thing", Trump told the crowd. Rand Paul might reverse his stated opposition "for the good of the Party!" Rand Paul, R-Tenn., said he planned to vote "no", calling the bill "Obamacare lite" and Collins' spokesperson said in a statement that she is "leaning no".
Murkowski has been viewed as the GOP skeptic most likely to change her vote. Republican Senate leadership can only afford to lose two votes to pass Graham-Cassidy before 30 September. "The sponsors were making changes in it, and I think that's part of the problem". Wouldn't it be ironic if he took John McCain's place - and they definitely do not like each other. Trump said. "That would be very ironic, for those of you that know the inner workings of the Senate".
The Senate faces a September 30 deadline for deciding on the bill under an expiring rule that lets the healthcare proposal pass with just a simple majority, instead of the 60-vote threshold needed for most legislation. This has left little wiggle room for Republicans to lose any votes - with three "no" votes, the bill can not pass. Sen. "That's just a trick".
This bill, while not ideal , is in so many ways the middle ground that Republicans and Democrats alike have been calling for. I'm also a retired Navy captain and served in a war over in Southeast Asia where John McCain was a hero.
Tesla silicon project is being headed by longtime chip architect Jim Keller who took over from Chris Lattner in June. Tesla also brought other veterans in the tech industry: Ganesh Venkataramanan, Bill McGee, and Dan Bailey.
The company says the proceedings are a way for Toys "R" Us to work with its creditors on restructuring the debt beleaguering it. The filing comes just as the retailer is gearing up for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for the bulk of its sales.
French aircraft fly over the Champs-Elysees during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Trump's interest in parades isn't new. "That military may come marching down Pennsylvania Avenue".
Kokoskov was already without Luka Doncic, Slovenia's star teenager who had to leave the game injured midway through third quarter. Pau Gasol and Spain , however, were too strong in the end. "We gave them a lot of transition points".
San Francisco S Eric Reid continues to battle a knee injury that led to him being helped off the field twice Sunday. Hoyer struggles, again After a dud in his Week 1 debut, Hoyer struggled in his first-ever appearance in Seattle.
The Rohingya have always been sidelined in Myanmar , where they are considered illegal immigrants and face severe restrictions. The Rohingya exodus began August 25, after Rohingya insurgent attacks on police set off a military crackdown.
You'll probably also want to make sure your device is plugged in and charging so the update doesn't completely drain your battery. Apple's new iOS will be available for download starting this Tuesday and brings loads of excellent new features for your device.
However, Alaves got the equalizer and their first goal of the season in the 40th minute through their captain Manu Garcia . Ceballos received a pass from Marco Asensio , fought through a tackle, and shot just inside the post for the opener.
Students at the Mormon university pushed to get caffeinated soft drinks sold on campus, reported the Associated Press . Brigham Young University announced Thursday that it will start to sell caffeinated soft drinks on campus.
If awards were handed out for best worst dancing , Julia Louis-Dreyfus would have an extra Emmy to add to her mantle. During her acceptance speech Dreyfus called her part on the show the "role of a lifetime".
Spain sends more police to Catalonia to block referendum
Catalonia represents a fifth of Spain's 1.1-trillion-euro ($1.32 trillion) economy and enjoys wide self-government. They would join the roughly 5,000 state police normally stationed in Catalonia and around 17,000 Mossos officers.
World leaders line up to sign nuclear ban treaty
The treaty, which would ban the developing, stocking and threat of use of nuclear weapons, will apply only to signatory States. Nuclear-armed countries also declined to participate in the entire treaty process, from its negotiations to its adopting vote.
Mueller requests docs, details behind Comey's firing
It's the clearest signal yet that Mueller's investigation is reaching right into the Oval Office, right up to the Resolute desk. The list of categories from Mueller reads like a greatest hits of the Trump team's missteps.
German WWI U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside
Its base was in the medieval city of Bruges, 12 kilometres from the coast but linked to the sea at Ostend and Zeebrugge by canals. An intact German World War I submarine with 23 bodies inside has been found in the North Sea , according to authorities.
DeShone Kizer was checked for concussion during game, cleared
Baltimore will play without the duo for the first time next week when it travels to London to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars . The Browns advanced to the Ravens' 3 early in the fourth quarter, but Kizer was intercepted in the end zone by Lardarius Webb .
How To Watch 69th Emmy Awards Online TV Start Time
Stranger Things has got 18 nominations while Westworld and Saturday Night Live ( SNL ) have tied with most number - 22. The 2017 Emmy Awards are finally here and an A-list lineup of celebs is expected to take the stage to present tonight.
PV Sindhu enters Korea Open final
The Indian shuttler then defeated Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol in a closely-contested 22-20, 21-17 second round match. Okahura came back with a couple of points, but Sindhu races into the lead again, keeping Okahura at the base line.