Guest post by John S. Roberts at Right Observer: Arizona’s John McCain was one of three GOP senators to kill a ‘skinny’ repeal of Obamacare earlier this year. Here’s the ridiculous reason why… From Daily Caller: Republican Sen. JohnShow More Summary
Not content keeping Obamacare, Republicans tried to sneak “skinny repeal” into tax legislation—and woke up liberal activists.
Sam Baker: “Senate Republicans’ latest tax proposal includes a provision to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. It’s a risky maneuver, but one that GOP leaders waded into with at least an outward projection of confidence, saying they believed [...]
The Senate Is in a Hurry to Cut Our Health Care AFL-CIO Do you remember "Repeal and Replace," "Repeal and Run" and "Skinny Repeal"? Those were all plans pushed by the Senate Republican leaders at the end of July in a frantic, failed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make massive cuts in our health care. Show More Summary
On July 28 in the wee hours of the morning, the seven-year battle by Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare ended with a whimper when three Republican senators defected to vote against a so-called skinny bill. Many pundits attributed the failure of “repeal and replace” to the lack of...
No, Really. Ron Johnson says it may be because his brain was addled by a tumor that John McCain voted against skinny repeal. CNN: "Again, I'm not gonna speak for John McCain -- he has a brain tumor right now -- that vote occurred atShow More Summary
Maybe engage a little sensitivity before speaking. The post GOP Senator Suggests Brain Tumor Caused John McCain to Vote “No” on Obamacare “Skinny Repeal” appeared first on RedState.
Two of the senators who singlehandedly derailed the skinny repeal of Obamacare were awarded a sit down interview with the admiring Dana Bash Friday on CNN. The bright faced journalist applauded Sens. Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) for having the “cajones” to vote against the Republican bill when they knew half the country […]
Conservatives are really not going to like this explanation.
Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska was one of the three Republican senators to vote against the “skinny” repeal of Obamacare last week. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the answers you need on aging and retirement. Show More Summary
Predictably, Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), who took every possible position on GOP health-care plans and wound up voting for the “skinny” repeal that would have jacked up premium prices and destabilized the exchanges, now pays a political penalty for his political incoherence and spinelessness. Politico reports: He’s inflamed the left and right throughout the debate […]
TONIGHT: Senator was in the room when Senator John McCain voted 'no' on the. The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) August 2, 2017 ... More »
The defeat of Republicans' so-called "skinny" repeal is good news for public health. But what's next?
After Republican Senators failed to pass even a ‘skinny’ version of a Obamacare repeal bill, Rand Paul reveals President Trump... The post RAND PAUL: POTUS TRUMP Considering Executive Action On Obamacare Repeal appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
When I woke last Friday to learn John McCain had voted to kill the “skinny repeal” bill, I literally breathed a huge sigh of relief—an enormous, almost desperate intake of air, as if I’d been underwater too long, and then a huge exhalation. Show More Summary
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Sen. Susan Collins seemed quite pleased with her decision to join Democrats in voting against the skinny Obamacare repeal bill, telling CNNs Jake Tapper Sunday that the welcome she received upon returning to Maine was amazing.
After the spectacular failure that was the "skinny repeal" bill, President Trump has called for the filibuster to be abolished to prevent Senate Republicans from "look[ing] like fools." Sorry, but a bipartisan majority has already opposed...Show More Summary
After Senate Republicans failed to pass the skinny Obamacare repeal bill last week, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee believes its time to repeal the 17th Amendment, which would change the way senators are elected.
Ugh. Just after midnight Friday morning, Senator John McCain cast the decisive NO vote. A last ditch “skinny” bill to repeal portions of Obamacare (and defund Planned Parenthood for one year) failed to pass 51-49. Had McCain voted yes, Vice President Mike Pence was available to break a potential tie vote. Two other Republicans (Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins) also [...]