The Senate Republican’s ObamaCare overhaul bill would roll back the 2010 health care law’s taxes, reduce Medicaid expansion and give states more leeway on opting out of its regulations, according to draft legislation obtained Wednesday by The Washington Post.
Several Republican senators have indicated that they would be willing to support a health care bill that funds Planned Parenthood or some abortion services, Fox News has learned.
Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is recovering from emergency gallbladder surgery and a spokesman says the Republican hopes to be back on the job soon.
Top Washington Republicans expressed more dismay Sunday about a recent clash outside a Turkish Embassy between non-violent protestors and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan security team but disagreed about the next step.
Sen. Thom Tillis collapsed during a Washington, D.C. race Wednesday morning and was taken away in an ambulance, but he later released a video proclaiming his health and eagerness to get back to work.
The White House and Senate Republicans differed Sunday over the next step on ObamaCare replacement, with Maine Sen. Susan Collins suggesting her chamber will shelve the recently passed House measure and “start from scratch.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has told Fox News’ “The First 100 Days” that the GOP’s use of the so-called “nuclear option” to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch is their response to the Democrats’ “breaking the rules of the Senate” in 2013.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a top conservative critic of Republicans’ ObamaCare overall plan, concluded his golf outing Sunday with President Trump by saying party members are “getting closer” on a compromise repeal plan and that he remains “very optimistic.”
On the final day of Senate hearings for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Democrats are weighing how to strike a deal with Republicans, as all signs point to confirmation.
Rep. Mark Meadows and Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, among congressional Republicans skeptical about the GOP’s ObamaCare replacement plan, met this weekend with key figures in President Trump’s effort to pass and sign the legislation.