The leader also announced Tuesday that he would keep his chamber in session for an extra two weeks in August, although he has insisted that the bonus time will be used for other must-pass legislation, including a defense spending bill and one to raise the debt limit.
In addition to health care, the Senate needs to pass a budget, raise the debt limit and come up with a spending plan before the fiscal year ends September 30.
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In addition, "high quality person" is a odd thing to say about one's own son, but as it turns out, #45 uses the compliment a lot. Now, Ryan claims the question of whether he'd accept campaign help from foreign operatives is a "hypothetical".
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attends a news conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 11, 2017.
Republican senators Susan Collins of ME and Rand Paul of Kentucky are each already "no" votes, leaving no margin for error. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) push for an even more conservative version of the replacement plan while moderates balk at the plan as it is.
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But with the pace of Amazon's memberships, it's expected that they will outnumber pay TV subscriptions as early as next year. The online retailer is offering a $10 new customer credit for those who use Alexa to order select items on Prime Day .
I urge you to reject the Senate health care plan and get serious about reforming the actual aspects of Obamacare that need reforming. But Flake hasn't taken a position on the overall bill and told The Arizona Republic Wednesday that his focus is on making individual insurance more affordable.
Democrats on Congress' Joint Economic Committee released an analysis this week that looked at the budget cuts states would have to undertake if they wanted to maintain Medicaid funding at its current levels if the 35 percent cut occurred. That was only 1 million fewer than what CBO had estimated a House bill would lead to.
"That's one way to get me to "yes" on the bill", he said. Congressman Farenthold says that could speed the process up, but worries people could lose coverage.
"Americans with pre-existing conditions will nearly certainly be left without access to affordable and quality health care", he said in a statement, "making this even worse than the House bill on this issue".
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Far-left opposition leader Jean-Luc Melenchon accused Macron of endangering democracy by inviting Trump to Paris . Its route winds along the Champs-Élysees, which has been the site of two recent attacks targeting police.
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