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Senate 'Obamacare' repeal vote coming next week

5 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, July 18 2017 Jul 18, 2017 July 18, 2017 9:04 PM July 18, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
Image: Washington Post
WASHINGTON - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote early next week on trying to move ahead on a straight-up repeal of Barack Obama's health care law.
McConnell made the announcement Tuesday night. He says the vote was at the request of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
Three Republican senators - Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia - have turned on McConnell's repeal of Obamacare.
McConnell also had delayed action because of Sen. John McCain, who is recuperating in Arizona after having a blood clot removed from above his left eye.

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