With a slim 52-49 majority, Senate Republicans can not afford to lose more than two votes on the bill before a September 30 procedural deadline that establishes a 60-vote threshold thereafter. "Those funds are quite unequally distributed", said Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, explaining why the most Democratic states would lose under his legislation and the most Republican states would gain. "That is the only way we might achieve bipartisan consensus on lasting reform, without which a policy that affects one-fifth of our economy and every single American family will be subject to reversal with every change of administration and congressional majority". Lindsey Graham agreed with Johnson, stressing the unique factors of low-population states like Alaska.
"Who knows why McCain is doing this". Senators Paul Rand of Kentucky, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME have all indicated that they are also leaning "no", but President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell likely have chips to play and will work hard to pass the bill. The Affordable Care Act needs tweaking, she said, but throwing out the whole act "destabilizes everything we've been working for".
Grace-Marie Turner, president of the Galen Institute, said Republican opponents are being "very short-sighted". This complicated passage in the 100-member Senate, where Republicans hold 52 seats and Democrats are unanimously opposed to repeal-and-replace measures. It would repeal the financing for Obama's health insurance expansion and create a big pot of money states could tap to set up their own programs, with less federal oversight.
Richard "Gator" Payne, the former commander of the local Purple Heart chapter, acknowledged he didn't know much about unusual, but said Trump's endorsement was enough for him.
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Democrats have applauded McCain's decision, and his calls to resume bipartisanship on major issues of national concern, and a return to the "regular order" of legislating by committee.
Tony Venhuizen, chief of staff for South Dakota Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard, told Breitbart News that the Graham-Cassidy bill is a better deal for states than Obamacare. Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, the architects of the latest effort.
"We absolutely can not trust our own state legislature to be sensitive to the health care and insurance needs of our people", said former Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, a Democrat, in an email. "If we do so, our success could be as short-lived as theirs when the political winds shift, as they regularly do".
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The association's board of directors said the overall process has been rushed. That's different from how funding is distributed now, as a percentage of what states spend, and it could drastically change what states receive.
"The Senate should only proceed with a full report concerning just how many people will be impacted", they said.
The organization has identified eight states as key to the healthcare battle, including Alaska and Arizona, and published scripts for supporters to follow when calling senators.
Trump appealed to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. "Instead, the specter of the September 30th budget reconciliation deadline has hung over this entire process". In exchange, Democrats might be willing to give states a little more flexibility in waiving some regulations.
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"We would get $6.7 billion more dollars in Tennessee over those six years than we would get under present law", said Alexander, the chairman of the Senate health panel which conducted four hearings this month on revisions to Obamacare reforms.