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Senate Republicans Vote No on Straight Repeal of Obamacare

Straight repeal voted down in Senate

Republicans threw away Wednesday their one good shot at the complete repeal of Obamacare by voting against the full Obamacare repeal. Senators voted 45-55 on the measure, with seven Republicans and all Democrats voting no. The Republicans voting no were Sens. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of Maine, Dick Heller of Nevada, John McCain of Arizona, Rob ...

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Senate votes to consider health care bill

51-50 Vote on Health Care

The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to allow an Obamacare replacement bill to be debated on the Senate floor. In a 51-50 vote that required Vice President Mike Pence to issue a tie-breaking vote, the Senate has allowed H.R. 1628, The American Health Care Act of 2017, to proceed to the floor for debate and amendment. Read: What’s the American ...

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Sasse: repeal then replace [Video]

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse has floated the idea of repealing Obamacare right away while allowing a month of daily meetings to hammer out a new health care plan. However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell stated Friday that he will stick to the path of accomplishing both a repeal and replacement together. Check out what Sasse has to say, it certainly makes a ...

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McConnell delays health care vote[Video]

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell (R-KY) announced Tuesday that Republicans wouldn’t be voting on the new health care bill until after the 4th of July recess. What does this mean? McConnell hasn’t garnished enough support with fellow Senate Republicans to ensure the successful passage of the bill. President Trump has been trying his best to get some hesitant Senators on ...

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Raising the Dead

Raising the Dead

Repeal and Replace passes the House with the help from adding coverage for pre-existing conditions. Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017. A.F.Branco Coffee Table Book <—- Order Here!

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What’s in the House passed American Health Care Act of 2017

House Republicans released their plan in March to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) also known as Obamacare. The original bill got through the required committees but failed to gain enough support to be brought to the floor for a vote. GOP leadership spent weeks working with conservatives and moderates to reconcile differences and create ...

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Full Text: GOP Repeal and Replacement for Obamacare – The ‘American Health Care Act’

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan

Republicans in the House of Representatives unveiled their American Health Care Act in March, but that bill failed to pass. Now, the version that passed the House Thursday outlines the first step to the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. Not into the ‘Legaleze‘? READ: CDN’s summary of what’s in the American Health Care Act Full Text of the American Health ...

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White House press event on passage of health care bill [Video and Transcript]

Donald Trump celebrates health care bill passage

President Trump delivers a statement on the passage of the American Health Care Act of 2017. Speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House, the president congratulated Republican lawmakers on passing the first step in the replacement of Obamacare. “There is a lot of talent standing behind me,” the president said of lawmakers. “They worked so hard, they worked ...

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Republicans excited and confident about Thursday’s health care vote

House GOP leadership

Republican members of the House of Representatives told reporters that they were confident that the American Health Care Act would pass through their chamber Thursday afternoon. Republicans held a closed-door meeting Thursday morning where leaders told members that the bill was going to pass, but by a comfortable margin. Rep Louis Gohmert (R-TX-01) said that while they may not get ...

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Democrats terrified health care plan might pass

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Democrats, out of fear, issue false statements in an attempt to delay a vote on the Republican health care plan House democrats unleashed a salvo of attacks against the Republican plan to hold a vote Thursday on the American Health Care Act.  They are scared to death that it just might pass. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca) accused Republicans of ...

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Trump: ‘Democrats want billions to go to insurance companies’

Donald trump tweeting

President Trump announced Sunday morning that “Obamacare is dead,” and that “Dems want billions to go to Insurance Companies [sic].” “You can’t compare anything to Obamacare,” the president posted on Twitter. “because Obamacare is dead.” You can't compare anything to ObamaCare because ObamaCare is dead. Dems want billions to go to Insurance Companies to bail out donors….New — Donald J. Trump ...

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Watch: President Trump on pulling health care bill

President Trump after pulling health care bill

President Donald Trump on Friday commented from the Oval Office on the pulling of the GOP health care bill before a House vote. “We had no votes from the democrats,” the president said. “They weren’t going to give us a single vote so it’s a very difficult thing to do.” Trump spoke about the future of America’s healthcare system under ...

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