Politics Sanders ‘delighted’ by failure of GOP health plan

08:56  18 july  2017
08:56  18 july  2017 Source:   The Hill

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Sanders ‘delighted’ by failure of GOP health plan © Provided by The Hill Sanders ‘delighted’ by failure of GOP health plan Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he's "delighted" to see GOP senators fleeing from the chamber's latest version of an ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill.

"I am delighted to see that the disastrous Republican health care plan will not succeed," he wrote in a statement.

"The American people want to proceed to health care for all, not see 22 million Americans thrown off of the health care they currently have. This is a great victory for the millions of Americans who stood up and fought back against this dangerous legislation."

The comments come after Sens. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) late Monday said they will oppose the motion to proceed on the legislation, effectively stalling the bill in the upper chamber.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) over the weekend delayed an expected vote on the legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare while lawmakers waited for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to recover from surgery.

CBO scores modified version of Senate GOP's repeal and replace plan .
This score differs from a cost estimate CBO released Wednesday, which analyzed plan to repeal 2010 health care law now and replace it later . Here's what the CBO said about earlier versions of the Senate bill:Repeal only (CBO estimate: July 19): That estimate projected that 32 million more people would become uninsured over the next decade. It also said that 17 million more people would become uninsured next year, compared to current law.Version 1 of BRCA (CBO estimate, June 26): The original version of BCRA would have left 22 million more people uninsured over the next 10 years.

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