Revisions Made To GOP Health Care Bill To Target Key Votes

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The Graham-Cassidy bill lacks several provisions that helped get an Affordable Care Act repeal bill passed in the House earlier this year, Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) said.

Protesters in wheelchairs were removed from a hearing on the Republican health care bill Monday afternoon after disrupting the session with chants of "No cuts to Medicaid!"

So far, two Republicans - Sens.

Republican Senator Rand Paul said the latest version of the Republican measure isn't enough to change his mind but the revisions he wants are significant enough that they would likely cause moderates to flee the bill.

Additionally, Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday she found it "very difficult" to imagine she'd vote for the bill. Video has also emerged showing Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who has been mulling over her decision at home over the weekend. Instead, the plan would designate some federal funds to be divided up to states based on their resident's poverty levels and other factors that impact health care costs like population density.

If Paul and Sen. As of last week, Graham-Cassidy accomplished this by letting states seek waiversfrom some of Obamacare's requirements.

Despite the new version, there are still plenty of obstacles ahead.

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The proposed bill's restructuring of Medicaid financing into block grants would be to the detriment of state public payer programs, the group claimed.

"It doesn't address our concerns or include his requested changes", that aide told CNN.

President Donald Trump called the failure of Congress to repeal Obamacare "disgusting" on Monday - and expressed deep pessimism that a latch-ditch Republican repeal effort will succeed.

Hatch reconvened the committee after roughly ten minutes. Ron Wyden of OR left the scene as police tried to reinstate order. Ron Wyden of OR hand delivered pizza to the crowd before the hearing - making an impromptu, impassioned speech to the crowd.

Trump said that unusual would be the better candidate in the general election against the Democrat, former USA attorney Doug Jones, although the president admitted that "I don't know that much about Roy Moore". They said Trump and his advisers have been in regular touch with the Kentucky senator. The amendment garnered votes from three New York Republicans: Reps.

Changes to the bill over the weekend would lessen the amount of that cut.

"Whatever sports metaphor you want to use about how it would take a miracle, it's that", a source acknowledged, noting that even a "Hail Mary" pass might be too generous to describe the odds at the moment. The good news is, you succeeded: the Graham-Cassidy plan unveiled two weeks ago is dead, unable to secure enough GOP support. What is real about this bill is the incredible damage it will inflict on the entire country.

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Before the revised bill was released, Sens.

"That's the only way he gets to a yes", Gor said in an email. "That's pretty much as much of a reason as the substance of the bill".

And Sen. Susan Collins' home state of ME would receive an estimated 43 percent more health care funding.

"It's either fix it and do it the right way or own the debacle that's coming", Santorum, a Republican, said.

"Now when it matters because you have a president who's actually going to sign it, they don't do it", Trump said.

The fact that the Senate vote in July failed by just one - McCain's third "no" vote - has also made it hard for some Republicans to move on.

Trump singled out Arizona Sen. If it passes, House Republicans will face the same choice.

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