Sasse has 'nothing to announce' on GOP ObamaCare repeal
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Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) said Sunday that he is not committed to the GOP’s ObamaCare repeal bill.

Sasse, who described the Senate bill as more of a "Medicaid reform package" than a repeal and replace of ObamaCare at a Koch summit this weekend, broke with the majority of his party in telling a group of donors to Charles and David Koch that he wasn’t committed to the bill, according to multiple reports. 

 

“I have nothing to announce,” he said.

Sasse noted that Senate Majority Whip John CornynJohn Cornyn The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation The Hill's Morning Report — Biden steadies in third debate as top tier remains the same Congress set to ignore Trump's wall request in stopgap measure MORE (R-Texas) was in attendance, joking, “I have a bruise just inside my collarbone from his thumb on me," according to the Washington Examiner.

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Five GOP senators have now said that they won’t support the measure, and other Republican lawmakers said they need more time to review and amend the bill before bringing it up for a vote.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellO'Rourke responds to Buttigieg's gun criticism: 'That calculation and fear is what got us here in the first place' Cicilline on Trump investigations versus legislation: 'We have to do both' The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation MORE (R-Ky.) unveiled the bill Thursday and is pushing for a vote on the measure this coming week.