Trump reportedly tells GOP senators that the House healthcare bill is 'mean'

Trump reportedly tells GOP senators that the House healthcare bill is 'mean'”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is reportedly determined to vote soon on an Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, getting the issue off the agenda ahead of the summer.

If you can somehow overlook the political aspects of this issue, it's easy to say that killing Medicaid would save US taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars a year, but it would be money state taxpayers would have to pony up if states decide to maintain some sort of health-care-coverage safety net for the poor. "If you don't have language, sure you have a sense but your sense could be wrong". "Pretty obviously (he's) not a details guy", said a Republican aide. "You're free to ask anybody anything".

As Trump hosted GOP leaders at the White House on Tuesday, the Senate continued working on its version of the bill.

The positive comments about the Senate plan tracks with Trump telling reporters during the meeting that the Senate should spend more on the bill to make it "generous, kind (and) with heart". It was an extraordinary slap at a bill Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., guided through the House and that Trump himself had championed and praised.

"If we're going to repeal the Obamacare taxes, let's do it when we do all the other tax stuff", he said. The Senate is mandated to have a cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office before they vote. Heck, most members of the Senate don't even know - and that's especially true for New Jersey, where our two Democratic senators are on the outside of that closed door. No committees (and no Democrats) are being given a chance to review or comment on the bill until it arrives before the full Senate. This time, neither chamber has held even one hearing.

"To call a bill that he pushed "mean" leaves us scratching our heads", Brat said. "They know they have the hard right on their backs, saying you gotta do something".

If Republicans are intent on doubling down on the Democrats' mistakes, how do they expect the product to be any better? "Do you intend to have any hearings before the bill comes to the floor?" Does Trump actually care about the substance of the laws he creates or is he only hoping to spite the previous administration?

In an embarrassing retreat, Ryan had to abruptly cancel a March vote on the House measure after a revolt against it by Republican conservatives and moderates that would have ensured its defeat. Patty Murray, D-Wash., that the Senate panel hold a hearing and take testimony on a health care plan that the GOP is writing in secret.

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"I don't think so", Hatch said.

Conservative Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) admitted that passing a Senate health care bill will involve making some tough choices.

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, was skeptical that a bill could be written in the next three days.

"I have none planned", Alexander said. Chuck Schumer in more bipartisan times.

"I don't think it's insurmountable", she told Politico. They are so ashamed of their health care plan, they want to pass it in the dead of night.

Meanwhile, if the Senate fails to pass a bill but the GOP's Obamacare sabotage continues, the health-care system would develop large coverage holes and face the risk of enrollment declines after years of progress expanding coverage. Republicans were not part of the process because they refused to take part.

"The total bill hasn't been resolved", he said.

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