GOP senators pitch alternatives after House pulls ObamaCare repeal bill
Republican senators are pitching their own plans for repealing and replacing ObamaCare after their House counterparts pulled their bill on Friday afternoon.
D’s happy today but soon to be Extreme-O sad when O’care collapses.
When it does hope R’s and D’s work together for USA.
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) March 24, 2017
House withdrawal of Obamacare repeal will bring attention to Cassidy/Collins Senate bill The2 hv worked real hard to sell it to Reps&Dems
— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) March 24, 2017
“I’m not aware of any backup plan,” Sen. John Cornyn (Texas), the Senate’s No. 2 Republican, told The Hill. “I think our plan B is the same as our plan A.”
“Obamacare is failing the American people and I deeply appreciate the efforts of the Speaker and the president to keep our promise to repeal and replace it,” he said in a statement. “I share their disappointment that this effort came up short.”
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