Senators threaten to block healthcare 'skinny repeal' bill

Senators threaten to block healthcare 'skinny repeal' bill

Three Republican Senators say they will vote against the latest Obamacare repeal bill unless they receive a guarantee it will be debated further.
Lindsey Graham, Ron Johnson, and John Mc Cain's votes are enough to scupper the Republicans' slim majority.
The Senate and House have repeatedly disagreed on a series of healthcare bills ahead of summer recess.
House Speaker Paul Ryan seemed to accede to the demands but said it was now the Senate's job to produce a plan.
"If moving forward requires a conference committee, that is something the House is willing to do," he said in a... read more

28 July 2017 in World News, Views: 69
Source: BBC

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