With Graham seeking to sell the bill as a consensus-builder among the Republican Party, Democrats opposed to his measure could seize on McMaster distancing himself as a sign the legislation does not have sufficient support to move ahead. McConnell plans to take the temperature of his leadership team and his entire conference over the next few days. But getting that final, 50th vote is the crucial - and the hardest - part. "As he has said before, Sen".
"Governor Baker continues to oppose the Graham-Cassidy proposal, which would be damaging to the people of MA and cost the state billions of dollars in lost federal revenue", Baker press secretary Lizzy Guyton said in a statement. Senator Rand Paul said it did not go far enough to repeal Obamacare.
McCain, who was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer this summer, is struggling on a number of fronts: He wants to support his close friend, Graham, but he wants to be true to his pledge to reject any major legislative push that does not go through the standard legislative process featuring committee hearings and a full cost analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. After July's embarrassing Senate setback, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he'd not revisit it unless he was assured he had the votes to succeed, and many Republicans began refocusing on another big GOP priority, a tax overhaul. Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME also voted no on the bill.
The Family Research Council has backed the measure as the last good chance to "stop taxpayer funding of abortion and redirect tax dollars away from the nation's largest abortion business, Planned Parenthood". This legislation fails to provide Americans with what they need to maintain their health. Sanders said, "The immediate concern is to beat back these disastrous Republican proposals that would throw millions and millions of people off of the health insurance they have, raise premiums for older workers very substantially, cut Medicaid by hundreds of billions".
"There is tremendous flexibility for states under Cassidy-Graham, but also tremendous responsibility".
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President Donald Trump issued a statement last week calling Obamacare a "nightmare for the many Americans who have been devastated by its skyrocketing healthcare premiums and deductibles and canceled or shrinking plans".
Baker previously expressed his opposition to Graham-Cassidy when he testified before the Senate health committee in Washington earlier this month.
You wouldn't exactly pick up on all these obstacles from talking to Cassidy. But passage of the bill in the Senate could lead to negotiations with the House, reviving prospects for repeal of the Affordable Care Act. That's one reason Kentucky Republican Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. (second from left), and Sen. "I'm confident we'll get there on the Republican side", he said.
Baker is in Chicago until Tuesday for policy meetings with the Republican Governors Association where he has been lobbying other Republican governors to help defeat the Graham-Cassidy bill by bringing pressure to bear on senators from their home states. "People are coming out and saying they are for it, either publicly or privately".