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Republican-led Senate takes first step to repeal 'Obamacare'

4 months 1 week 2 days ago January 12, 2017 Jan 12, 2017 Thursday, January 12 2017 January 12, 2017 5:06 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled Senate has taken one of the first steps toward dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.
    
In a nearly partly-line vote of 51-48, lawmakers approved a nonbinding GOP-backed budget measure that makes it easier for action on subsequent repeal legislation as soon as next month.
    
The House plans to vote on the measure Friday.

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