The 9 GOP senators who voted against Obamacare repeal/replace on Tuesday

The 9 GOP senators who voted against Obamacare repeal/replace on Tuesday
Susan Collins (Image: YouTube screen grab via C-SPAN)

[Ed. – These senators didn’t all vote no for the same reasons.  Collins, Graham, Murkowski — scared of any actual repeal.  Cotton, Lee — too little information about the bill; included reforms are too weak.  This was not the “full-stop repeal” bill; it was the BCRA.]

The Senate on Wednesday continues to debate and vote on amendments to a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. They will first vote to consider a measure that would repeal major provisions of the health law but would not provide a replacement for it. It will require 60 votes to overcome budget rule objections and is not expected to pass.

On Tuesday night, a version of a repeal and replace plan, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, failed to overcome a parliamentary objection that the bill had not yet been scored by the Congressional Budget Office.

(Graphic detail: New York Times)

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