McConnell: Healthcare bill to be revealed Thursday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDACA recipient claims Trump is holding ‘immigrant youth hostage’ amid quest for wall Former House Republican: Trump will lose the presidency if he backs away from border security Pence quotes MLK in pitch for Trump's immigration proposal MORE (R-Ky.) said Republicans would see a "discussion draft" of healthcare reform legislation on Thursday.

McConnell said reporters will get a chance to see the bill then as well, addressing complaints from Democrats that GOP leaders have kept the bill secret.

He said the legislation will move to the floor next week, as soon as lawmakers get a cost estimate and analysis from the Congressional Budget Office.

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When asked how long lawmakers will have to review the legislation, the majority leader vowed that they would have "plenty of time."

"I think this will be as about as transparent as it can be," he said.

Earlier in the day, moderate Republicans such as Sens. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsTrump pitches new plan to reopen government amid Dem pushback The Memo: Concern over shutdown grows in Trump World Overnight Defense: Trump unveils new missile defense plan | Dems express alarm | Shutdown hits Day 27 | Trump cancels Pelosi foreign trip | Senators offer bill to prevent NATO withdrawal MORE (Maine) and Shelley Moore CapitoShelley Wellons Moore CapitoOvernight Energy: Wheeler weathers climate criticism at confirmation hearing | Dems want Interior to stop drilling work during shutdown | 2018 was hottest year for oceans Dems blast EPA nominee at confirmation hearing Republican senators skeptical of using national emergency for wall funding MORE (W.Va.) said they are still concerned about changes to Medicaid that would curb federal spending.

Republicans may vote on the bill as soon as next week.