Grassley, who has been a key player in the healthcare debate, tweeted:
Little disingenuous for pres obama to say "hurry up" pass healthCare. Wk here wk there makes little differenc considerin startup is 2013
President Obama and Democratic leaders have been anxious to bring a version of the bill to a vote, but when that will happen is still a matter of speculation.
Many observers consider the Senate Finance Committee's version of the bill to serve as an important indicator of the final form of the legislation. Negotiations in the committee continue. Look for Grassley's statement to have a big impact on the Hill.
Cross-posted to the Twitter Room