Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntLucas Kunce: Deadly civilian drone strike is reminder that U.S. involvement in Afghanistan 'is not worth it' GOP senators say Biden COVID-19 strategy has 'exacerbated vaccine hesitancy' Missouri official asks court to suspend McCloskeys' law licenses MORE (R-Mo.), a former member of House leadership, said Tuesday the GOP's plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare as it stands may not be able to get the support needed to pass the Senate.
"What I don't like is, it may not be a plan that gets a majority votes and let's us move on. Because, we can't stay where we are with the plan we've got now," Blunt said on KMBZ, as first reported by CNN.
Blunt, who served as a vote counter in the lower chamber, said the final plan would need to be negotiated.
The bills also restructure the Medicaid program overall by capping federal payments. In its place, Republicans would put a new system centered on a tax credit to help people buy insurance.
Conservatives have taken issue with the refundable tax credit, saying it's another entitlement program. They also want to see a full repeal of ObamaCare's taxes and regulations.