A health care bill that would have repealed Obamacare has failed to pass in the Senate. Senators voted 45-55 in favor of the bill, falling six votes short of the 51 needed to pass it.
Vice President Mike Pence was the tie-breaking vote as the Senate voted to advance the GOP health care bill that aims to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Senator John McCain thanked his fellow senators for their support after he was diagnosed with cancer, and says he plans to return after treating his illness.
The Senate gave a warm welcome to Sen. John McCain with a standing ovation as he returned to the floor after recently being diagnosed with brain cancer.
Protesters shouted ‘Kill the bill!’ as the Senate prepared to vote on whether to debate the health care bill.
President Donald Trump urged the Senate to reconsider the GOP health care bill, which would repeal and replace Obamacare.
President Trump was not pleased that the Republican’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare collapsed.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hoping to have a revised health care bill before the Fourth of July recess amid deep divides within his own party.
Right now, GOP senators are trying to gather enough votes to pass their Obamacare replacement plan, but even fellow Republicans are having a time a hard time accepting the health care bill.