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No women among senators working on ObamaCare repeal bill

None of the 13 senators working on an ObamaCare repeal plan in the Senate are women.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has chosen a team of 13 GOP senators to craft a healthcare bill, according to multiple reports.

{mosads}Along with McConnell himself, the team is Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch (Utah), Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Mike Enzi (Wyo.), John Thune (S.D.), Ted Cruz (Texas), Mike Lee (Utah), Tom Cotton (Ark.), Cory Gardner (Colo.), John Barrasso (Wyo.), John Cornyn (Texas), and Rob Portman (Ohio).

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) was not part of the group, but “has been an integral part of the discussions,” according to a Washington Examiner report.

Cornyn told reporters that the purpose of the group “was designed by the leader to sort of be a smaller group of people that represent the different perspectives and points of views within in our conference in an effort to get to yes.”

Social media quickly reacted with criticism of the list for being exclusively male.

Tags Cory Gardner John Barrasso John Cornyn John Thune Lamar Alexander Mike Enzi Mike Lee Mitch McConnell Orrin Hatch Rob Portman Susan Collins Ted Cruz Tom Cotton

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