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Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

So they'll either vote by July 4, or they'll just move on entirely.

It's being kept under wraps by design.

The most forceful and obvious way they could do this is to go to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and insist on it.

That means the critical lawmakers are also holding back.

Given the fact that the AHCA has consistently polled dismally, with many polls showing a majority of Americans disapprove of the House bill, the comments from Trump appear to be another concern that the healthcare debate could harm Republicans in the 2018 midterms. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine.

"Are they going to get all 52 Senate Republicans to do this?"

"I am in favor", Sanders told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" Sunday. The CBO is a non-partisan piece of Congress that studies the impacts of legislation.

Senate Democrats are planning to protest the Senate GOP's Obamacare repeal bill via floor speech until at least midnight Monday.

Another twist: Tuesday's special congressional election in Georgia.

If I were a rural Republican I would be talking "real hard" to Daines and pressuring him to reveal what is going on with the Republican health insurance bill before it gets rammed through the Senate without any scrutiny. Two-thirds of all Medicaid spending is for older and disabled adults mainly for long term care such as nursing homes.

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Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., expressed some doubt that providing more time by cutting the August recess would help.

GOP senators have been divided over pivotal questions about dismantling and replacing chunks of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

Portman is playing a key role in another negotiation over Medicaid. It barely passed, 217-213, due its huge tax cut for the rich, financed by health care cuts that throw 23 million people off insurance and hugely raise premiums and co-pays - or make it unaffordable-for millions more.

A related issue is whether House language to temporarily bar Planned Parenthood from participating in the Medicaid program will be allowed in the Senate.

Even without outside pressure, Senate Republicans have struggled to coalesce around an Obamacare replacement bill, with moderates and conservatives in the party pushing in different directions.

Heller is the one Republican senator up for reelection in 2018 from a state that backed Hillary Clinton for president previous year.

Rep. Greg Walden of OR, who helped shepherd the party's health-care overhaul bill through the House last month, sat down with Louise Radnofsky, The Wall Street Journal's White House reporter, to offer his take on where the effort stands. According to an analysis by Media Matters looking at coverage from June 1 through June 14, the bill has received scant mention on broadcast and cable news, with Republican secrecy surrounding the bill barely even being mentioned. "If they liked the bill, they'd have brass bands marching down the middle of small-town America saying what a great bill it is".

She has argued that her state's high risk pool is a good model, but that it is an example of how much money is needed to ensure the program's success.

Trump and McConnell shake hands at the White House. Many Republican senators have seen little more than an outline and a Power Point summary of the Senate health care legislation that is being drafted. Paul is already talking like he's leaning against anything that remotely looks like the House bill.

While several lobbyists say McConnell is likely close on the 50 votes he needs to advance the legislation - assuming a tie-breaker vote from Vice President Mike Pence - they were not confident about the bill's passage.


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