Full statement from Sen. John McCain on voting no on Graham-Cassidy
25 September, 2017, 00:54 | Author: Kristen Ingram
White House legislative liaison Marc Short and Sen.
Republicans have said they're still reshaping the bill in hopes of winning over skeptics. She said her concerns include keeping protections for pre-existing conditions and not decimating Medicaid, the state-federal health program for the poor.
"It's very difficult" to envision a scenario where she would vote for the latest Obamacare repeal bill, Collins told CNN's Jake Tapper on State of The Union. "I have a number of serious reservations about it".
"We're all in", one senior GOP aide said.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has not given any indication about which way she would vote, and her opposition would also scuttle the bill regardless of how Collins eventually decides.
The Senate must act by September 30 to use a fast-track procedure that would keep Democrats from blocking the proposal. On Friday, he pushed back pressure from President Donald Trump, saying he won't be "bribed or bullied".
McCain also was the critical "no" vote against a previous attempt to overhaul the law in July.
Graham looked appeal to other Republicans on Sunday, including Sen.
Still, there are no signs that Paul is close to reversing his position on Graham-Cassidy, the latest health care bill, which would repeal the individual and employer mandates in Obamacare, get rid of the subsidies and Medicaid expansion and instead give states block grants to set up their own health care programs. States that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare would be hardest hit by spending cuts, losing $180 billion from 2020 to 2026, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Republicans hold a 52-48 majority in the Senate.
In the press release, the aforementioned medical groups claim that the Graham-Cassidy plan would be impossible to implement within a year.
Graham said he's "completely convinced" that giving money back to the states is the correct way to address health care and vowed to "press on". "This is a bad idea, not repealed.
Ends Ocare!", adding "I know Rand Paul and I think he may find a way to get there for the good of the Party!"
The prospects for bringing the bill to the floor next week, however, are dimming.
"Right now they don't have my vote and I don't think they have [Sen.] Mike Lee's (R-Utah) either", Cruz said at the Texas Tribune Festival, The Hill reported on Sunday. But the comments by Collins and Cruz left the Republican drive to uproot President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act dangling by an increasingly slender thread.
"I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and Democrats, and have not yet really tried", McCain said of the bill, co-written by Lindsey Graham of SC, his best friend in the Senate, and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.
"So yes, we're moving forward and we'll see what happens next week". "I'm very excited about it". Obama said. "And so, when I see people trying to undue that hard won progress for the 50th or 60th time with bills that would raise costs or reduce coverage or roll back protections for older Americans or people with pre-existing conditions, the cancer survivor, the expecting mom, the child with autism or asthma for whom coverage, once again, would be nearly unattainable".
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