Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGOP senators want surveillance requests from FBI Russia probe Overnight Cybersecurity: New ransomware attack spreads globally | US pharma giant hit | House intel panel interviews Podesta | US, Kenya deepen cyber partnership GOP chairman wants 'robust' tax reform process in the Senate MORE (R-Iowa) on Friday said that it "makes little differenc" when the chamber decides to vote on healthcare legislation.

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