Sunday, July 9, 2017

Randi Said: The American public resoundingly rejects this healthcare bill

McConnell says limited health bill could be needed:

Randi Said: The American public resoundingly rejects this healthcare bill


He provided no details during remarks he made at a Rotary Club lunch in a deep-red, conservative rural area of southern Kentucky. They've said it could include provisions continuing federal payments to insurers that help them contain costs for some low earners and inducements to keep healthy people buying policies - a step that helps curb premiums.
McConnell spoke hours after Sen.
The Post reports that McConnell also said, "No action is not an alternative".
Republicans in the Senate would likely need to reach across the aisle if they want to pass legislation aimed at stabilizing the marketplaces, as they have only a slim majority of 52 senators, and a measure that doesn't use the budget reconciliation process would require 60 votes to overcome a filibuster.
"The American public resoundingly rejects this healthcare bill because it's blatantly cruel and mean, especially to the 22 million people who would lose coverage", said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers.
In a written statement, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called it encouraging that McConnell had "opened the door to bipartisan solutions". It was reported that Marc Short, Trump's legislative director, said on Sunday that if the Senate were not able to pass their replacement bill after returning from recess, that they should simply repeal the ACA.McConnell says limited health bill could be needed:

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