Dem senator celebrates collapse of ObamaCare repeal: 'KEEP. IT. UP.'

Dem senator celebrates collapse of ObamaCare repeal: 'KEEP. IT. UP.'
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Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyGreen group backs Sens. Baldwin, Nelson for reelection Dems press Trump for 'Buy American' proposals in infrastructure plan Chuck Schumer’s deal with the devil MORE (D-Conn.) on Tuesday celebrated the collapse of the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal ObamaCare.

Murphy touted the GOP's failure to achieve several of its top agenda items after it was announced that Senate Republicans would not hold a vote on the health-care bill.

"8 months in. No border wall. No trickle down tax cut. No health care repeal," Murphy tweeted.



Senate Republicans decided earlier Tuesday to not vote on their latest ObamaCare repeal bill, signaling a collapse in their effort to kill off former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaGOP lawmaker: Dems not standing for Trump is 'un-American' Forget the Nunes memo — where's the transparency with Trump’s personal finances? Mark Levin: Clinton colluded with Russia, 'paid for a warrant' to surveil Carter Page MORE's signature law.

The latest repeal bill, sponsored by Sens. Bill CassidyWilliam (Bill) Morgan CassidyRepublican agenda clouded by division Sen. Cassidy says he won’t go back on Kimmel after health care fight GOP lawmakers help people injured in train crash MORE (R-La.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamMcConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration Overnight Tech: Uber exec says 'no justification' for covering up hack | Apple considers battery rebates | Regulators talk bitcoin | SpaceX launches world's most powerful rocket Overnight Cybersecurity: Tillerson proposes new cyber bureau at State | Senate bill would clarify cross-border data rules | Uber exec says 'no justification' for covering up breach MORE (R-S.C.), would have dismantled ObamaCare's insurer subsidy program and Medicaid expansion, converting funding for both into block grants for states.

Democrats have blasted each effort by the GOP to repeal ObamaCare. Last week, Murphy called President Trump's claim that the latest repeal bill included protections for pre-existing conditions "a lie."

The Connecticut Democrat also previously ripped Republicans for reportedly offering to make changes to their bill that would help Alaska, in order to gain the support of Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiLawmakers scold Trump official over Pacific island trust fund Republican agenda clouded by division Greens sue over Interior plans to build road through Alaska refuge MORE (R-Alaska).

"The outright purchasing of votes. Everyone involved in this moral and intellectual monstrosity should be ashamed of themselves," Murphy tweeted last week.