Senate Dems., 3 Republican Senators Reject ‘Skinny Repeal’ Amendment To Repeal, Replace ObamaCare
By Fox News // July 28, 2017
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(FOX NEWS) – Senate Republicans failed to pass Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed “skinny repeal” amendment in a vote Friday morning, signaling what could be the end to any hopes of repealing and replacing ObamaCare.
As the clock neared 2 a.m. ET, the amendment proposal failed, 51-49, with Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska joining Democrats in voting no.
“It is time to move on,” McConnell said after the vote.
Added Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.: “We are not celebrating. We are relieved.”
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