Baker was joined by four fellow Republicans – Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, and Vermont Gov. Phil Scott – and five Democrats. Paul is the only definitive GOP “no” vote to the legislation. NBC News said Obamacare is in “grave danger” because of this bill.
Some Senate Republicans, who we’ll call the less stupid, don’t want to vote on this bill unless they know that it has the votes that it needs to pass. Lindsay Graham and Bill Cassidy, the Senate should continue bipartisan discussion for a bill that members of both parties can support, she said. And the host listed a number of prominent groups opposing the Graham-Cassidy plan before urging viewers to call the congressional representatives and voice their opposition to the bill. Patty Murray on a bipartisan bill to stabilize the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges collapsed Tuesday, Alexander said.
They don’t have much time. “States like Maine, Virginia, Florida, and Missouri, there will be billions of more dollars to provide health insurance coverage for those in those states who have been passed by Obamacare and we protect those with pre-existing conditions”. Kimmel delivered a tearful monologue describing the agony of learning about his son’s condition, and how it had opened his eyes to the importance of equality in the health care system. It would also eliminate the mandates for individuals to purchase health care insurance and for large employers to offer health care plans.
Speaking directly to Cassidy, Kimmel said, “Stop using my name, all right, ’cause I don’t want my name on it”.
Critics are saying the new Republican plan to repeal Obamacare is like a bad sequel to a frightful movie: The Healthcare Zombie Returns.
Shortly afterward, Cassidy said that principle ― access for all, regardless of income or medical condition ― should guide Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
“I never imagined I would get involved in something like this”, Kimmel said.
Kimmel, who became part of the debate on health care legislation in May after emotionally discussing his newborn son’s emergency heart surgery, took aim at Senator Bill Cassidy on his show on Tuesday night.