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GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill
19 Junio 2017, 01:38 | Crisanna Felipe
Disputes about how to handle abortion coverage nearly sank former President Barack Obama's health care law, and now it looks as though the thorny issue may complicate GOP efforts to unravel the 2010 Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare".
In addition, it has begun airing television ads aimed at influencing Sens.
Senate Democrats are asking for a meeting with Republicans to find out what's in their healthcare bill. At a Rose Garden ceremony minutes after the bill's 217-213 House passage on May 4, Trump called it "a great plan".
Montana Democratic Governor Steve Bullock, among the letter's signers, questioned Trump's position in light of his conflicting statements.
Trump celebrated the House passing its version. John Thune, a member of leadership, said he hoped "there's still some magic in the 4th", but admitted "I don't know".
"Is it the framework of the House-passed bill and then we're filling in our own details?" President Donald Trump promised to eliminate the law on his first day in office, but Republicans, who control the White House, the House of Representatives and the Senate, have struggled to coalesce around a single plan.
A GOP aide familiar with the discussions said Senate staffers have known for months about the potential problem, and they've been trying to design workarounds that would essentially achieve the same results as the House bill. It is not clear whether McConnell, or more conservative party members such as Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Senator Mike Lee of Utah, are receptive to keeping some of the taxes.
The strategy could include obstructing routine tasks, demands for an open process for the ultra-secretive bill and parliamentary maneuvers to "prevent committees from meeting for longer than two hours", according to CNN.
Sanders took to the Senate floor, addressing the fact that Hodgkinson was a former volunteer for Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign, saying he was "sickened" by the attack.
The seven all opted to accept terms of the 2010 law that allowed their states to receive additional federal money to expand the number of people covered by Medicaid.
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday night voted 30-2 for legislation that would raise the sales tax to 6.5 percent, cut income tax rates initially 5 percent and establish tiered coal production tax rates.
Several of the senators being targeted have expressed some concern about the evolving Senate legislation or its process. Graham said, "I just think the House had to pick up the Freedom Caucus votes and they want to control the escalating cost of Medicaid. And 85,000 Pennsylvanians could lose their jobs over the next decade in the health care industry". It suggests no specific policy proposals.
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Her statement came the same day the British Police said at least 58 were feared to have died in the Grenfell Tower blaze . When the prime minister visited the west London site of the fire on Thursday she spoke only to emergency services.
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In the marines, they are life and death situations and we took as much as we could from the game and stood up to be counted. But one lapse of concentration has cost us in the end and instead of getting three points we got one .
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We lost once again, like Dan (McDonnell, Louisville head coach) just said, $11 million worth of signing bonuses off our club. When I grew up, and I've seen some insane things, but I never saw a guy score from first base on a strikeout.
Justin Thomas shoots 63 in third round at US Open
Putting kept me in it early on and then I started hitting it great from seven onwards. "So I'm excited about all those things". Open - one fewer than the number who had done it over the first 116 years of what had been known as the toughest test in golf.
French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki
Both players were gleaming with joy after the match as they face what could be the best gift or a birthday heartbreak on Thursday. She was playing her third consecutive French Open quarter-final on Tuesday and is now into her second semi in three years.