Health care vote delayed
The Senate GOP health care vote is a no-go, at least for now.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell postponed a planned vote on the Republican health care bill until after the July 4th recess. Both moderate and more conservative Republicans opposed parts of the proposed bill, prompting the postponement.
The non-partisan congressional budget office had also estimated 22 million more people would lose health care coverage under the bill.
Republican Senators later traveled to the White House where they met with President Trump, who claimed Obamacare was ‘melting down.’
Here’s what Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker had to say. “The majority leader expressed that hope and so he’s going to be meeting with some of the people who have reservations and suggestions and I’m hopeful that we can come up with something that works well for the American people, works well for American patients and gets us where we need to go. Then we’ll actually have the vote after the Fourth of July.”