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 MurphySenate Dems rip Trump after Putin news conference Dems launch pressure campaign over migrant families Sunday shows preview: Trump readies for meeting with Putin 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 ObamaTrump has the right foreign policy strategy — he just needs to stop talking The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump faces bipartisan criticism over Putin presser, blames media for coverage Wall Street Journal editorial board rips Trump on Helsinki: It was a 'national embarrassment' MORE's signature law.

The latest repeal bill, sponsored by Sens. Bill CassidyWilliam (Bill) Morgan CassidyGOP senators introduce resolution endorsing ICE Lawmakers pitch dueling plans for paid family leave New push to break deadlock on paid family leave MORE (R-La.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamKelly lobbied Republicans to rebuke Trump after Putin press conference: report Senate weighs new Russia response amid Trump backlash Trump stuns the world at Putin summit 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 MurkowskiThis week: GOP mulls vote on ‘abolish ICE’ legislation Dem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick McConnell: Senate to confirm Kavanaugh by Oct. 1 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.