Rand Paul Won’t Support New Obamacare Repeal
Article from The Hill by Rachel Roubein.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he can’t support the newest ObamaCare repeal plan a quartet of senators is pushing, highlighting the hurdles the legislation would need to overcome to pass the upper chamber.
Paul called the legislation “Obamacare Lite.”
I can’t support a bill that keeps 90% of Obamacare in place. #GrahamCassidy is not repeal or replace, it is more Obamacare Lite
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) September 15, 2017
GOP Sens. Bill Cassidy (La.), Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Dean Heller(Nev.) and Ron Johnson (Wis.) released the legislation on Wednesday.
The bill would move money for ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion, tax credits and cost-sharing reduction subsidies to block grants to the states. It would also repeal the individual and employer mandates and the medical device tax.
Read more at The Hill.
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