Don't give up on healthcare bill

One could argue there should be even more attention paid to the grass-roots resistance that helped make repeal so toxic, and to the damage President Donald Trump's passive-aggressive approach did to his own cause.

"Don't give up Republican Senators, the World is watching: Repeal & Replace." the president said in a tweet.

The article prompted Trump to tweet: 'In other words, Russian Federation was against Trump in the 2016 Election - and why not, I want strong military & low oil prices.

Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday that the president is weighing such a move, which was urged this month by a coalition of right-wing groups.

Many observers considered that failed vote to be the last chance for Republicans to overturn Obamacare, albeit in diluted fashion, despite the fact that doing so has obsessed them and been an ongoing election promise pushed by Republican candidates for the past seven years.

Shortly before McCain entered the Senate chamber in the wee hours last Friday morning, reporters wanted to know how he'd vote.

The last-minute survival of Obamacare is already deflating Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reputation as a Machiavellian legislative genius, but really, its near-demise ought to confirm his reputation for manipulative brilliance. McConnell's closing argument was simply to pass something so that Republicans senators could go to conference with the House. 200 Bills sit in Senate. Then, the Senate doesn't just need a majority out of 100 senators; they'd need a majority out of 99, writes Stan Collender, a budget policy expert with Forbes.

Now, Senate Republicans face a daunting choice.

Fresh calls for bipartisanship came from both sides of the Capitol. Some congressional Republicans have said they are trying to find a way forward on healthcare. They noted he subsequently voted to allow debate on a Republican health reform bill that had been rammed through to a floor vote without any of those things.

The Senate struck down its last-ditch bill to repeal and replace Obamacare early Friday morning in a contentious 51-49 vote.

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"I would encourage our Democratic colleagues to come to the table", Lance said. Democrats, meanwhile, have signaled they're open to renegotiating parts of Obamacare (so long as the intent isn't to repeal it). House Speaker Paul Ryan has made that his focus in recent days, and his press staff has been pushing that story as well (see tweet below).

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is back home in Arizona in treatment for a particularly brutal type of brain cancer.

That's because Republicans used a tactic called reconciliation, a procedure in which lawmakers may consider a budgetary bill that is not subject to the 60-vote filibuster.

At its core, health care is an intersectional issue. And Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the homeland security and government affairs panel, announced Friday he plans to work through his committee as well. It followed a Twitter message on Friday in which he vowed to "let ObamaCare implode".

The Trump administration is funding these subsidy payments on a month-to-month basis. If the administration stopped, it could lead to more uncertainty. "And that's a decision that only he can make".

Trump tweeted: "If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!"

All eyes are on the Senate.

A Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Saturday shows almost two-thirds of Americans want to either keep or modify Obamacare, and a majority of Americans want Congress to turn its attention to other priorities, the survey found.

The new poll shows that almost two-thirds of Americans want to keep the 2010 health care law, either "entirely as is" or after reforming "problem areas". "I don't think there's appetite in the House to launch anything".

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