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Graham, McCain, Johnson threaten to vote 'no' on healthcare

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 01:30

Senators Lindsey Graham, John McCain and Ron Johnson warned they would not vote for a slimmed-down Obamacare repeal bill without guarantees that the House of Representatives will go into negotiations with the Senate on the measure. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Three Republican U.S. senators warned Thursday they would not vote for a slimmed-down Obamacare repeal bill without guarantees that the House of Representatives will go into negotiations with the Senate on the measure. The senators - Lindsey Graham, John McCain and Ron Johnson - said they fear the House will simply take up the Senate-passed bill and approve it, instead of negotiating with the Senate to produce a more comprehensive measure. They think the slimmed-down healthcare bill, which Senate Republicans are still developing, will be an insufficient replacement for Obamacare. The three senators are enough to block a bill from passing the Senate, assuming no Democrats will vote for an Obamacare repeal bill.

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Graham, McCain, Johnson threaten to vote 'no' on healthcare

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 01:30