Jumat, 22 September 2017

John McCain Torpedos Graham Cassidy Bill

Today Arizona Senator John MCCain announced that he would not be supporting the Graham Cassidy Healthcare Proposal.  

“I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal,” the Arizona Republican senator said in a statement, using the bill’s nickname.

The Senate has 52 Republicans.  With McCain's decision and Rand Paul already stating he would not support Graham Cassidy. the matter is in serious doubt.

The proposal needs 51 votes to pass the Senate.  VP Mike Pence could provide the 51st vote in the event that the proposal were to receive the necessary 50 votes for Pence to be the deciding vote.  

Problem is, the positions of Susan Collins (ME) and Llsa Murkowski (AK) are also in doubt. Collins stated today that she is leaning against the bill.

Read the article on Fox News


Dave
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