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Ted Cruz Has a New Idea to Save the GOP’s Health Care Bill. Middle-Class Americans Will Hate It.

One of the key reasons Senate Republicans have not been able to reach a health care compromise is that they can't agree about what to do with Obamacare's insurance market regulations. Conservatives, like Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, want to let states junk all of them in order to make coverage cheaper for healthy adults. Moderates, meanwhile, don't want to be blamed for eliminating highly popular consumer protections, such as the rules that prevent insurers from discriminating against Americans with pre-existing conditions.
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