Democratic lawmakers to protest over Republican health plan
20 June, 2017, 01:13 | Author: Abel Ruiz
On the floor, Democrats plan to make several unanimous consent requests in an attempt to force SenateRepublicans to hold a hearing on their health care overhaul, and Democratic senators plan to give floor speeches until late Monday that lambast Republicans for drafting their legislation in private.
With Republicans intending to bring their health care legislation directly to the floor of the Senate, they will bypass the committee process altogether.
The aide said Democrats will begin slowing work on bills by refusing to let the Senate bypass time-consuming procedural steps, which it customarily does on most legislation.
Portman's coffee meetings are usually quiet, uncontroversial affairs attended by business groups or curious tourists, but Neiman sees it as a rare opportunity for activists to tell the Senator not to vote for Republicans' health care bill.
The aide spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to openly discuss the plans.
While the GOP has railed against Obamacare for years, there's one pillar of the health care law that plenty of Republican lawmakers now say is pivotal for their constituents: Medicaid expansion. The event is listed by a Senate GOP fundraising group, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which advertises that individuals can be listed as a "host" of the event by contributing either $2,500 per political action committee or $1,000 per individual.
The American Hospital Association warned Senate Republicans Monday against including large cuts to Medicaid in its healthcare bill.
The House passed the American Health Care Act in May, and the Senate is now debating revisions to the bill, which the Congressional Budget Office estimated could lead to coverage for 23 million fewer Americans.
Up for re-election in 2018 in a state Hillary Clinton won, Heller is perhaps one of the most vulnerable Republicans in this health care debate.
The Republican bill passed by the House on May 4 would phase out the federal funding for those made eligible by the ACA over two years, beginning in 2020. But it is not yet clear how or whether he can get the 50 votes he will need to pass the bill. Medicaid now covers more than 70 million low-income people. It defies everything that various GOP senators said last month.
Groups opposed to getting rid of Obamacare, including the labor union SEIU, NARAL Pro-Choice America and the Indivisible Project, are planning in early July to try to turn just enough Republicans against replacing the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Democrats are weighing a strategy to get more public attention on the debate in the next two weeks, said Matt House, spokesman for Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, but he declined to discuss details.
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"It is going to take days and weeks to work through that in the Senate", Rubio said on CBS' "Face the Nation".
The [AHCA] would fundamentally redefine health care in our country.
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