Republican Leaders Say Senate Won’t Vote on Obamacare Repeal

"The bill is dead as a door nail," one Republic Senator said of the legislation sponsored by Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

  • Published 26 September 2017

Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party's banner campaign promise. "The bill is dead as a door nail," said Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., leaving a luncheon where GOP senators decided against holding a futile roll call. The decision marked the latest stinging rejection on the issue for… Read at AP News