Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

Prosperity banner is seen during an event in Manchester New Hampshire

Prosperity banner is seen during an event in Manchester New Hampshire

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., another Republican who has yet to endorse the Republican plan, told NBC's Meet The Press that he wants to delay the whole thing: "There's no way we should be voting on this next week".

"But we won't get one Democratic vote - not one", he said. He said he feels "a sense of urgency" to push forward because the health care system is in "full meltdown mode".

WASHINGTON-Senate Republican leaders pushing for a vote this week on a bill to rework the US health-care system juggled objections from all corners of the GOP caucus over the weekend, with issues such as Medicaid and insurance regulations remaining key holdups. And if it were the greatest bill ever proposed in mankind, we wouldn't get a vote and that's a bad thing.

Johnson's Democratic counterpart representing Wisconsin, Sen.

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Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., said on CBS' Face the Nation that he was undecided on the bill, as did Sen. "I've been encouraging leadership, the White House, anybody I can talk to for quite some time now. It's so devastating to the middle class", he said on ABC, putting the Republicans' chances of passing the current bill at "50-50". That's because unanimous opposition is expected from Democrats in a chamber in which Republicans hold a narrow 52-48 majority. American employers, which provide health coverage to more than 150 million workers and their families, could see their costs rise as hospitals and physicians try to make up for losses they incur caring for more uninsured patients....It also will probably hit employees, who will see insurance premiums increase and wages stagnate as businesses shift healthcare costs onto workers, as has happened repeatedly in the past.

Concerns about the legislation are building from both sides of the Republican Party. The Times also reports that Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is on the fence, despite specific provisions in the bill meant to benefit her state. That means that Republican supporters of the legislation can only lose two Republican votes, with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tie-breaking vote if the Senate splits 50-50.

Collins says another seven to eight senators including herself remain troubled about the possible Medicaid cuts.

In that iteration, about 23 million more Americans would be uninsured by 2026 than if Obamacare were to stay intact, according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis.

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Collins spoke on ABC's "This Week".

Schumer said Senate passage of the bill to replace former president Barack Obama's health law is too close to call.

"Well he used my term, mean", Trump said during an interview with Fox and Friends on Sunday.

Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday she has extreme reservations about the U.S. Senate's healthcare overhaul and does not think it will be able to pass this week.

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