Senate Blocks ‘Skinny’ Obamacare Repeal Invoice In Dramatic Overdue-Night Vote

Senate Republicans released the plan late Thursday just hours before voting on an amendment to take up the proposal.
Several Republican senators slammed the plan and appeared to not even want it to become law.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell contended Thursday that the plan “restores freedom to Americans that Obamacare took away.
Here are the provisions in the so-called skinny repeal bill, which the GOP titled the Health Care Freedom Act:It would repeal the individual mandate, which is the requirement that most Americans buy insurance or pay a penalty.
The Senate blocked the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare in a dramatic floor vote early Friday morning, yet again stalling — for now — the key campaign goal that eludes the GOP six months into the Trump administration.

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