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Republican hypocrisy in full view in health care debate

Republican hypocrisy in full view in health care debate

Rauen said the secret drafting of the Senate bill is frustrating and he's anxious about losing coverage for a preexisting condition he has.

The Senate proposal would impose annual limits on the federal money that goes to each state for the overall Medicaid program, which would tighten even further beginning in 2025.

But at least one Republican has said he's not comfortable voting on a bill he hasn't seen yet.

The bill also seeks to repeal, to the start of 2017, the 3.8 percent tax on net investment income.

The House GOP bill would remove the Obamacare mandate that everyone purchase health coverage, replace the law's subsidies to buy health coverage with tax credits and roll back the law's taxes on the wealthy and parts of the health care industry.

Former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy achievement has been a target of Republican wrath for years. While campaigning, Donald Trump promised that the GOP replacement for the ACA would cover everyone and that he would make no cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, or Social Security. "This is an out and out attack on the healthcare of millions of Americans". Republicans say it costs too much and involves the federal government too much in healthcare.

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A bipartisan deal could avert a restrictive spending plan that would cap funding for USA agencies and a government shutdown threatened by President Donald Trump.

On the eve of Senate Republicans unveiling their version of a bill to replace Obamacare, Sen.

The bill recently passed by the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance, compared to the status quo, in 2026, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.

"Under the Senate bill, low-income people would pay higher premiums for bigger deductibles", Levitt said.

"It's my job to find 50 votes, and we're going to have 50 votes", No. 2 Senate Republican leader John Cornyn of Texas said Tuesday. With the Congressional Budget Office unable to release its analysis of any GOP plan until next week, there might be only a handful of days between publication of the official scorekeepers' estimates of what the bill would do to Americans' health care and the Senate vote. Healthcare is a top priority for voters and many Republicans fear a legislative misstep could hurt them.

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.

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Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is scheduled to present the draft bill to Republican senators on Thursday.

Republicans, who control the House and Senate, have lashed out at deep spending cuts that Trump has proposed.

"Until you see it in writing, you don't know if it's real", said Sen.

"Whatever we pass is not going to solve the entire problem". Hopefully it will be better.

"I think all the concerns people have had about the process will evaporate because I think there will be unlimited opportunity for people to read it and understand what's in it", said Sen.

Democrats and Republicans, he added, will ultimately have to work together on a longer-term healthcare fix.

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