A viral video overnight Thursday night showed protesters outside the Capitol break out into massive cheers the moment they learned the Senate GOP's ObamaCare repeal bill would fail.
The video, shared by Splinter News reporter Emma Roller, captured protesters chanting “yes we did” after news the repeal bill failed.
Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainWhoopi Goldberg signs four-year deal with ABC to stay on 'The View' Collins to endorse LePage in Maine governor comeback bid Meghan McCain: Country has not 'healed' from Trump under Biden MORE (R-Ariz.) cast the crucial surprise vote that killed the bill Friday morning and, at least temporarily, ended the GOP's hopes of repealing former President Obama’s signature legislation.
McCain joined GOP Sens. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsLooking to the past to secure America's clean energy future Collins to endorse LePage in Maine governor comeback bid McConnell privately urged GOP senators to oppose debt ceiling hike MORE (Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiGOP warns McConnell won't blink on debt cliff Graham tries to help Trump and McConnell bury the hatchet Trump, allies launch onslaught as midterms kick into gear MORE (Alaska) in opposing the bill that would have repealed key parts of ObamaCare. It failed in a 49-51 vote.
The proposal, dubbed the “skinny” repeal because it would not have repealed big sections of ObamaCare, would have resulted in 16 more million people being left without insurance in a decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).