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The GOP's latest Obamacare repeal bill is dead

The GOP's latest Obamacare repeal bill is dead

"We were very disappointed by a couple of senators, Republican senators I must say, we were very disappointed that they would take the attitude that they did", President Donald Trump said Tuesday.

Senate Republicans will not vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill after Sen.

Kasich has been strongly opposed to current Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare, including the Graham- Cassidy bill introduced by Sens.

Pence made the comments in an interview on WGAN radio Tuesday morning.

"The most frequent frustration we heard from our colleagues ranging from Sen".

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"Sweeping reforms to our health care system and to Medicaid can't be done well in a compressed time frame, especially when the actual bill is a moving target", Collins said of the hurried manner in which the bill was introduced.

"With a process that gives more attention and time, we will repeal and replace Obamacare", Graham told reporters.

Collins called the bill "deeply flawed", saying she couldn't support it because of Medicaid cuts and weakened protections for people with preexisting conditions.

On Monday, Maine Senator Susan Collins announced she would not support Graham-Cassidy, joining Republican Senators John McCain and Rand Paul. Second, Republicans have been unable to muster 50 votes for any repeal effort, regardless of policy, and finding that breakthrough during an election year raises a whole new set of political issues for the conference.

On Sunday, Senate GOP leaders added language to the bill that would have shifted money to states such as Alaska and ME in an apparent attempt to sway Republican holdouts, including Collins.

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But the republicans had in reality little choice after the defection announced three of the 52 senators from the majority, out of a total of 100 seats, which prevented mathematically a success.

Because of Obamacare, health care costs for the average American family have skyrocketed, Cassidy said.

An analysis of Graham-Cassidy by the Congressional Budget Office, released Monday evening, didn't help the GOP case for the bill.

"We are very very excited", Ryan said. The awkward decision is up to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has endured three failures already this year.

The vehicle they were using to avoid a Democratic filibuster expires at the end of the month, and Republicans won't be voting on another ObamaCare repeal bill this week.

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"We're a little frustrated that the Senate has not acted on a seminal promise", Speaker Paul D. Ryan said.


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