Surprise twist in the GOP Healthcare Bill Drama

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  1. BoxerGT2.5 macrumors 68000

    BoxerGT2.5

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    You understand you're posting links no one can read right? 2nd one today where the thread went no where.
     
  2. samcraig thread starter macrumors P6

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    You realize you can open up a private browser window and read it, right?

    Here:

    Competing plans deal Senate health-care push a surprise setback
    The Senate GOP’s push to rewrite the Affordable Care Act suffered an ill-timed setback Thursday, as two centrist Republicans announced plans to offer their own health-care plan just as leaders released an updated bill of their own.

    The move by Sens. Bill Cassidy (La.) and Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.) to debut their health-care proposal on CNN moments before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was set to brief members demonstrated how divided the majority remains in its quest to overhaul former president Barack Obama’s signature health-care law.

    In a joint interview with CNN on Thursday, Cassidy and Graham said that they would take the billions of dollars the federal government now receives in taxes under the ACA and direct that revenue to the states.

    “We’re going to see which one can get 50 votes,” Graham said, referring to the number of GOP senators needed to approve any bill in the Senate, given that Vice President Pence is prepared to cast the tiebreaking vote. Referring to McConnell, he added, “We’re not undercutting Mitch; he’s not undercutting us.”

    Graham said he would vote for a procedural motion to start debate on the bill but that he is still working on changes to make the legislation more palatable for states like Nevada that accepted Medicaid expansion.
     
  3. BoxerGT2.5 macrumors 68000

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    Too much work ;)
     
  4. samcraig thread starter macrumors P6

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    The article goes on from there. I don't think we're allowed to post things in entirety.
     

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