Conservatives can forget about what would have seemed to have been the simplest, most straightforward way for Republicans to fulfill their promise to repeal Obamacare that is, a straight vote to repeal Obamacare, like the one in 2015.
The Senate is now voting on a GOP plan that mirrors a 2015 bill to repeal chunks of the Obama health law
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) July 26, 2017
That vote took place in the Senate Wednesday afternoon but fell short. Kasie Hunt of NBC News didn’t mince words when she tweeted that the repeal effort had fallen “flat on its face.”
Yeah so that whole straight ObamaCare repeal thing is falling flat on its face on the Senate floor
— Kasie Hunt (@kasie) July 26, 2017
And it's official. "Clean repeal" is dead. https://t.co/LL7nlFIR82
— Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) July 26, 2017
#BREAKING Senate rejects amendment to do straight repeal of Obamacare & replace it within a two year window, 55-45.
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) July 26, 2017
Senate rejects "repeal-only" bill to gut much of Obamacare without a replacement; fails by a 45-55 vote
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) July 26, 2017
The 7 Rs opposing repeal-only bill: Capito, Collins, Heller, McCain, Portman, Alexander, Murkowski. All but Collins voted for it in 2015.
— Paige W. Cunningham (@pw_cunningham) July 26, 2017
Obamacare straight repeal FAILS Murkowski:
Heller: 3 GOPers stopped measure
— Dan Diamond (@ddiamond) July 26, 2017
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