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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Votes On Obamacare Repeal Bill

ABC News reports: Around 11:30 today, the Senate is expected to vote on a straight repeal-only option based on 2015 piece of legislation that passed both chambers of Congress but was vetoed by then-President Barack Obama. Although that language cleared the House and Senate back then, some Senate Republicans acknowledge now that the vote was symbolic. It was used by ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Again Votes On Obamacare Repeal

Business Insider breaks down what might happen: After a rush of confusion leading up to the vote, it appears that McConnell’s tactics are starting to come into view. Based on statements from various members, McConnell’s current plan is to allow a vote on an Obamacare repeal-only bill to go first and likely fail. Then, they will vote on the Better ...

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Rand Paul: I Won’t Vote For A Healthcare Bill That Hasn’t Been Written Or Scored By The CBO [VIDEO]

This morning Sen. Rand Paul appeared on Fox News to declare that he won’t be voting for a healthcare bill “that hasn’t been written and hasn’t been scored by the CBO.” Paul went on to blast the bill as a “pork fest” – which is a neat trick for a bill that hasn’t been written. More from ABC News: Should ...

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Sen. Angus King Goes Completely Silent After Offering To Describe Today’s GOP Healthcare Bill [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: CNN host Alisyn Camerota could do nothing but laugh at Sen. Angus King (I-ME) when he revealed what information he had about the Republican health care bill that the Senate will vote on today. The Maine senator was completely silent. “Let me give you a quick synopsis of what I know about the bill that we’re going ...

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Trump: The Health Bill Will “Get Better At Lunchtime” And “Dems Scream Death As Obamacare Dies”

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump attempted to give a boost to Republicans’ stalled Obamacare repeal effort Wednesday. But he seemed to acknowledge that his party had lost the messaging battle on health care to Democrats, who the President said “scream death,” presumably referring to Democrats’ framing of Republicans’ proposed overhaul of the health care system. Trump has invited ...

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WHAT A MORAN: GOP Senator Leaps Subway Tracks To Flee Reporters After Scuttling Obamacare Repeal

Business Insider reports: Kansas senator Jerry Moran has been hounded by reporters since announcing Monday night that he wouldn’t vote for the Republican healthcare bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. When confronted by reporters on Tuesday on Capitol Hill, Moran opted to jump across the tracks of the Senate subway to get away from them. Moran, along with fellow Republican ...

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McConnell Blames Dems For Obamacare Repeal Fail: I Hope They Consider What They’re Celebrating [VIDEO]

“I imagine many Democrats were celebrating last night. I hope they consider what they’re celebrating. The American people are hurting, they need relief, and it’s regretful that our Democratic colleagues decided early on that they did not want to engage with us seriously in the process to deliver that relief.” – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, blaming Democrats after the ...

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Trump Renews Call To End Senate Filibusters After Latest GOP Healthcare Bill Goes Down In Flames

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump once again called for the end of the legislative filibuster in the Senate in order to repeal the Affordable Care Act after the Senate Republican healthcare bill plan was stymied Monday. “The Senate must go to a 51 vote majority instead of current 60 votes. Even parts of full Repeal need 60. 8 Dems ...

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Trump Rants About Collapse Of Healthcare Bill

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday put blame on Democrats and “a few” Republicans a day after two more GOP senators announced they would not support the Senate GOP’s healthcare bill. Trump then raised the possibility of letting ObamaCare fail and then putting together a healthcare plan. His comments come after Sens. Jerry Moran (Kan.) and Mike Lee (Utah) ...

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Christian Site Flips Out Over Funny Or Die Clip [VIDEO]

Charisma News, your internet one-stop for anti-witchcraft tutorials, is ever so furious at the latest Funny Or Die clip. Most of their diatribe gives away the jokes, so lets just cut to the finish: Not only does the video mock Jesus and Christians in its attempt to attack Republicans, but it’s woefully short on facts, providing a nearly literal depiction ...

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Trump Admits Senate Trumpcare Bill Has Failed

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump urged Senate Republicans on Friday to at least repeal Obamacare soon, even if there is no path forward to replace the law. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., sent a letter to Trump on Friday morning urging the White House to adopt a two-step strategy in which conservative senators focus on repealing the Affordable Care Act ...

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Ann Coulter Rages At “Yes Man” Sean Hannity: He’d Endorse Communism If Donald Trump Implemented It

Ann Coulter’s week-long public bitchfest with Sean Hannity just went nuclear. She writes: Sean Hannity, bless his heart, has the zeal of the late Trump convert. He would endorse communism if Trump decided to implement the policies of “The Communist Manifesto.” (Which the GOP’s health care bill actually does!) On his show last Thursday, he tried to get me to ...

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RNC Chair: Nobody Likes The GOP’s Trumpcare Bill Because “The Plan’s Not Fully Out There Yet” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Ronna Romney McDaniel defended the Senate GOP’s bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare and criticized Senate Democrats for having “no interest” in helping on healthcare reform in a Fox News interview Wednesday. When host Neil Cavuto pointed out that the Senate bill has just a 17 percent approval rating, McDaniel responded, “Well ...

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Trump On Negotiating Health Bill With Chuck Schumer: He Just Doesn’t Seem Like A Serious Person [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: While the Chicago Cubs visited the White House earlier today, ABC News’ Jon Karl got in a question to the President about Schumer’s offer, asking if he’d be “willing to negotiate with all of them.” Trump said this in response: “I better find out if he’s serious. He hasn’t been serious. Obamacare is such a disaster, such a ...

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Trump Rages After New York Times Report Claims He Doesn’t Understand “Basic Elements” Of Trumpcare Bill

This is what has Trump raging today: Until Tuesday’s meeting at the White House, Mr. Trump had spoken with only a few members of the Senate, according to an administration official. The pace was nothing like the dozens of calls he made to help pass the House’s health bill, aides said. A senator who supports the bill left the meeting ...

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Trump On Trumpcare Fail: “If We Don’t Get It Done It’s Going To Be Something We Don’t Like And That’s OK”

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump says that if the health care bill fails to pass in the Senate, he won’t like it — but “that’s OK.” Trump spoke Tuesday at a gathering of Senate Republicans after their leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill until at least next month. Trump says, “This will be great if ...

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McConnell: I’ve Delayed The Trumpcare Vote Until “At Least 50 People Are In A Comfortable Place” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is delaying a vote on a Senate health care bill while GOP leadership works toward getting enough votes. He says they are “still working toward getting at least 50 people in a comfortable place.” Republican senators are headed to the White House Tuesday afternoon to talk to President Donald ...

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BREAKING: Mitch McConnell Delays Trumpcare Vote

CNN’s Manu Raja reports on Twitter that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has decided to delay the Trumpcare vote until after the July 4th recess. The reversal comes on the heels of the devastating Congressional Budget Office report which declares that 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance should the bill be approved. MCCONNELL tells senators: He will delay ...

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Fox News Host Rips Into Katrina Pierson [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Responding to news that a Super PAC sponsored by supporters of President Donald Trump is running ads against Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) for opposing Trumpcare, Fox News host Neal Cavuto got into a squabble with Trump booster Katrina Pierson. It was when Pierson accused Heller of “governing as a Democrat” that Cavuto really dug in. “He’s looking ...

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Congressional Budget Office: 22 Million To Lose Health Insurance Coverage Under Senate Trumpcare Bill

Talking Points Memo reports: Twenty two million fewer people would have insurance under the Senate GOP’s health care bill by 2026 when compared to current law, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday. The CBO’s analysis of the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act, which would partially dismantle the Affordable Care Act, comes just days before the Senate is expected to vote ...

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