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 CassidyTax bill could fuel push for Medicare, Social Security cuts Collins to vote for GOP tax plan Overnight Tech: Lawmakers want answers on Uber breach | Justices divided in patent case | Tech makes plea for net neutrality on Cyber Monday MORE (R-La.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration We are running out of time to protect Dreamers US trade deficit rises on record imports from China 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 McCainGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat Meghan McCain knocks Bannon: 'Who the hell are you' to criticize Romney? Dems demand Tillerson end State hiring freeze, consult with Congress MORE (R-Ariz.) and Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulLexington mayor launches bid for Congress Trump-free Kennedy Center Honors avoids politics Meet the Iran hawk who could be Trump's next secretary of State MORE (R-Ky.) have said they plan to vote against the measure, and Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsOvernight Health Care: 3.6M signed up for ObamaCare in first month | Ryan pledges 'entitlement reform' next year | Dems push for more money to fight opioids Study: ObamaCare bills backed by Collins would lower premiums Right scrambles GOP budget strategy 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.