Poll: Majority disapproves of latest ObamaCare repeal bill

Poll: Majority disapproves of latest ObamaCare repeal bill
© Greg Nash

A majority of Americans in a new survey doesn't approve of the GOP's latest ObamaCare repeal bill.

A CBS News poll finds 52 percent of Americans disapprove of the GOP's latest effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

Just 20 percent of respondents in the poll approve of the bill, sponsored by Sens. Bill CassidyWilliam (Bill) Morgan CassidyOvernight Health Care — Presented by the Association of American Medical Colleges — Governors criticize Trump move on pre-existing conditions Bipartisan group of senators asks FDA to examine drug shortages Dems seek to leverage ObamaCare fight for midterms MORE (R-La.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamTrump digs in amid uproar on zero tolerance policy Senate passes 6B defense bill Justice IG says report doesn’t assess ‘credibility’ of Russian probe MORE (R-S.C.).

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More than one-quarter of those surveyed did not give an opinion.

Even among Republicans, approval ratings for the bill don't reach 50 percent.

Only 46 percent of Republicans approve of the bill. Eighteen percent of independents approve of the legislation, and just 2 percent of Democrats say the same.

Forty-two percent of Americans also think the GOP is moving too fast in its efforts to repeal ObamaCare, according to the poll.

The poll was conducted from Sept. 21 to 24 among 1,202 respondents. Its margin of error is 3 percentage points.

Congressional Republicans are facing the possibility of failure in their efforts to repeal ObamaCare.

Republicans including Sens. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump plan to claw back billion in spending in peril McCain calls on Trump to rescind family separation policy: It's 'an affront to the decency of the American people' Senate passes 6B defense bill MORE (R-Ariz.) and Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSenate passes 6B defense bill This week: House GOP caught in immigration limbo Amendments fuel resentments within Senate GOP MORE (R-Ky.) have said they plan to vote against the measure, and Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsTrump plan to claw back billion in spending in peril Romney backs Laura Bush on border: 'We need a more compassionate answer' Amnesty International rips family separation policy: 'This is nothing short of torture' MORE (R-Maine) has expressed strong reservations with the bill.

Republicans can afford to lose only two votes to pass the bill in the face of unanimous Democratic opposition.