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John McCain answers to his conscience, not to Arizona Governor

John McCain answers to his conscience, not to Arizona Governor

Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) - is expected to face a Senate vote this week. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. McCain's statement of opposition means the Graham-Cassidy bill is likely dead in the water.

The Senate Finance Committee will also hold a hearing Monday afternoon on the Graham-Cassidy proposal.

Sen. Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat who had been working with Mr. Alexander, said on Twitter that she is "at the table" and ready to pick up where negotiators left off, "as soon as this latest partisan approach is set aside".

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, has said he "intends" to put the bill up for a vote this week, but he has withheld public comment over the past few days as some of his rank-and-file Republicans abandoned Trump.

The Congressional Budget Office is scoring the bill, with their estimate expected before the September 3o deadline.

Conservative groups, including those close to Paul, are in a wait-and-see mode before launching their own press of the Kentucky senator.

However, Republicans have moved on the bill without a complete analysis from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office to forecast the bill's impact on the economy and the number of insured people, despite health care expenditures encompassing about 1/6 of the American economy. After seven years of promising to repeal Obamacare, it seems the GOP is headed toward failure yet again this week, unless the party leaders can somehow reverse what appears to be a growing opposition to the effort. Sen.

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The freedom given to the states may also result in some deep blue states-California, New York, and Vermont-developing single-payer health care, also known as Medicare for everyone.

Asked about these widespread policy criticisms, Gardner told Dickerson that "the people who are opponents of the bill want this to be about politics and not policy". On Sept. 30 procedural rules change in the Senate so that bills after that point would require a filibuster-proof majority. Far from it. The bill's authors are my dear friends, and I think the world of them.

The president's hoping Paul and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski will swing behind the latest bill to undo "Obamacare" to save the bill in the Senate. Sad", Trump tweeted. "Large Block Grants to States is a good thing to do.

"They could remove the block grants from it, and we can vote on what we actually agree on", Paul said.

Cruz advocated for a bill that allow more consumer competition, something different than what Obamacare is now doing.

The analysis is unlikely to transform her views.

Taking the stage in Alabama before a crowd of thousands chanting campaign era slogans such as "build the wall" and "lock her up", Trump called the news of McCain's vote "terrible, honestly, terrible".

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