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Breaking: Senate Shoots Down ‘Straight Repeal’ of Obamacare

Keely Sharp
Written by Keely Sharp

What an absolute joke! Republicans are becoming the laughing stock of the country! The RINOs in senate are preventing the repeal of Obamacare, which is one of the LARGEST reasons we voted for Trump in the first place.

What is going on???

CBS reports:

A proposal that would partially repeal Obamacare fell short of the 51 votes needed to pass it Wednesday afternoon, dealing yet another blow to the GOP effort to roll back the 2010 health care law.

The Senate rejected the plan in a 45-55 vote.

Republicans needed a simple majority, 51 votes, rather than a supermajority to pass it because they were using the budget reconciliation process.

The vote was among a number of amendments that are being debated and voted on in the Senate this week as Republicans try to find consensus on a repeal plan.

Three RINOs in the senate came out against the repeal. They are Susan Collins, Shelley Moore Capito and Lisa Murkowski. I say drain the swamp and get the dinosaurs out!

Without passing bills that need to be passed, we could be looking at a democratic congress by 2019. WAKE UP PEOPLE!

 

This comes a day after Senate Republicans’ most comprehensive plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), failed 43-57late Tuesday after it required 60 votes. This contained a proposal from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, that would allow insurers to sell less expensive bare-bones plans alongside plans that comply with stricter Obamacare standards. And a proposal was added from Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, that would “assist low-income people moving off of Medicaid and onto private insurance plans,” according to an aide to McConnell.

The last option that Republicans are discussing is a so-called “skinny repeal,” which would repeal Obamacare’s individual and employer mandates as well as the medical device tax. They want to wrap in any provision that could qualify for only 51 votes. Senate Republicans say this would allow them to move to a conference committee and further negotiate a deal with House Republicans.

We need to repeal Obamacare, simple as that. The millions of people who are on it now aren’t going to die. They were alive before they were on it and they will be alive once it is gone!!!

 

I am losing hope in the GOP.

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About the author

Keely Sharp

Keely Sharp

Keely is a 23-year-old conservative writer for many different sites, including Keepandbear.com. While she lives in Georgia, she grew up in Florida. Keely is pro-life, Christian, and a member of the NRA. When she is not writing, she enjoys going to the range and hiking with her dogs.

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