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Democrats need to flip 24 seats to win back the House in 2018, and the congressional vote to repeal and replace Obamacare may well have made that a much easier task.
"Leadership aides have described the legislation more in practical terms-let's get it done-than wow, this is good. I think that the Republican Party will be rewarded".
And so while House Republicans marked the moment by hopping on buses to the White House, their counterparts in the Senate warned of a long and windy road that could last anywhere from weeks to months before a vote.
"We're keeping our word", Ryan said. Tell them you expect them to oppose ACA repeal.
"'What we have to do is build a consensus among our conference and that is what the working group is created to do, ' Cornyn said". The legislation could become a major issue for vulnerable House Republicans in divided districts, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has already threatened they will "glow in the dark" over their vote.
The legislative victory took weeks of negotiations between congressional leaders and the White House.
Just to rub it in, many Democrats on the House floor began singing "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" to their colleagues across the aisle after the vote, a moment of schadenfreude hoping for the same fate many of their own suffered after the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010.
Among the lawmakers being targeted by Save My Care's campaign is Tom MacArthur of New Jersey, the moderate Republican who helped revive the bill.
When pressed by Keilar, however, Blackburn was less sure about whether those with pre-existing conditions would see their premiums rise under the new bill.
The second sign that the House Republicans had entirely missed the mark came from Senate Republicans, who treated the House product with disdain, refusing even to consider it seriously. Sen. House Republicans voted to approve the bill before the CBO could conduct a review of the latest version of the bill.
In a tweet on Sunday, Trump said, "Republican Senators will not let the American people down!"
"Virtually every health care analyst that you talk to will tell you that these things just don't work very well", Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said during an online discussion this week with Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky. If it was hard for Republicans to pass Trumpcare in the House, we have the power to make it even harder for Republican senators.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, a moderate Republican whose vote will be critical in getting a bill to Trump's desk, voiced concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions.
"At this time, I can not support the AHCA with the MacArthur amendment because I'm concerned that a small percentage of those with preexisting conditions may still not be protected", Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman, who sits in a district Clinton won, said in his statement explaining his decision. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said on ABC's "This Week", adding that the Senate would be "starting from scratch".
Trump also wants a huge military buildup matched by cuts to popular domestic programs and foreign aid accounts. People living with a host of medical conditions are anxious about the future of their coverage if the Republican plan becomes law.
"Make no mistake, this is a repeal and a replace of Obamacare, make no mistake about it", Trump declared.
The GOP health bill would eliminate the fines Obama's law imposed on people who don't buy coverage, and erase tax increases in the Affordable Care Act on higher-earning people and the health industry.
"The bill protects people with pre-existing conditions and gives states greater flexibility to lower premiums and stabilize the insurance market", he said in his statement. Some Senate Republicans, including Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Cory Gardner of Colorado and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, object to cutting $880 billion from Medicaid. Numerous 31 states that accepted Obama's expansion of that program are led by GOP governors, and senators have no interest in cutting their states' funds and taking coverage away from voters. Collins and Ryan appeared on ABC's "This Week" and Mulvaney appeared on CBS' "Face the Nation".
Malkin's deflection was initially waved off for goaltender interference, but the Penguins challenged and the call was overturned. It wasn't until the second that the scoring started, with Sidney Crosby scoring twice and Alex Ovechkin scoring once.
"I'd like to play in every game, like everybody else", he said. "When you score after two minutes, it makes the game easier". However, it mattered little as Real maintained their flawless La Liga record in nine games without Ronaldo this season.
Markieff Morris had 16 points, Marcin Gortat totaled 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Bradley Beal also scored 14 for the Wizards. But on Monday, the forward sounded pretty confident that he'll be good to go for Tuesday's Game 2 in Boston .
I suffered a great deal about that goal, as I'd have preferred to score against any other club than Real Madrid". He eventually moved to Real's La Fabrica and progressed into a first-team player for the club.
However, Prabhas welcomed none of the proposals and only glued to work for last 5 years - that proves his commitment for films. The sequel has surpassed SS Rajamouli's original film Bahubali: The Beginning's record, which grossed Rs 519 crore in 2015.
A new propaganda video in China attempts to explain the myriad benefits of the country's "One Belt, One Road" initiative . For example, in Sri Lanka a change of government led to the renegotiation of a major port project.
Among new territories, China led with $48 million, followed by South Korea ($13.3 million) and Russian Federation ($11.6 million). Pantelion Films' How to Be a Latin Lover placed # 5 with $5.3-M from 1,203 cinemas for a 10-day box office of $20.7-M.
The Israeli government has said the document aimed to deceive the world that Hamas was becoming more moderate. Meanwhile, the military wing became increasingly influential in Gaza .
Mental Health Month targets 'Risky Business'
Menasha police and executive director of the statewide text HOPELINE say the site is a proactive approach for mental health. This May, the Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board is raising awareness of these risky behaviors.
Korea says US, S. Korea tried to assassinate its leader
It was "unimaginable that individuals can get close enough to Kim to harm him in light of supertight security there", he told AFP. The ministry refers to two payments to "Kim" of $US20,000 and a further two of $100,000 for "bribery" and obtaining equipment.
Star Wars fans celebrate May 4th
This was mentioned by author Alan Arnold when he was chronicling the making of 1980 film, " The Empire Strikes Back ". While the mask is its most expensive " Star Wars " memorabilia, the jeweler has made pricier products.
Mets suspend Matt Harvey 3 days for violating team rules
The Mets suspended pitcher Matt Harvey for three days without pay for breaking team rules, but have not disclosed which rules. NY also claimed lefty Tommy Milone off waivers from Milwaukee - he was 1-0 with one save and a 6.43 ERA.
Beat Penguins to stay alive in National Hockey League playoffs
Both Sidney Crosby and Conor Sheary were back in the lineup from concussions, and everything seemed to be in Pittsburgh's favour. The team has put a lot of work into making sure they win a Stanley Cup this season. "I think that's what they were tonight".
All to play for Kings XI Punjab
Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn eclipsed the 100/2 by Chennai Super Kings against Kings XI Punjab in the 2014 edition. Gayle's poor run of form continued as he was dismissed off the first ball of the innings itself to Umesh Yadav.
Afghanistan- 36 Daesh fighters killed in Nangarhar
The U.S. military statement said 35 Islamic State fighters and several high ranking commanders were killed in the April 27 raid. Forces - Afghanistan, said in a statement . "Any ISIS member that comes to Afghanistan will meet the same fate", he vowed.
Yes, It Is Possible To Get Pregnant With An IUD
Speaking to the press about the malfunction of the IUD and her baby boy's birth, Lucy said, "Dexter was definitely meant to be". Congrats to Lucy and her new healthy baby boy! It was found after she gave birth, behind the placenta.
PH to attend ASEAN-US meet in Washington
He said, without providing specifics, that " considerable common ground was identified " between the US and ASEAN on North Korea . Murphy said Tillerson was quite emphatic about the need to stop these activities to give the talks a good chance of succeeding.
Senate Confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
That set the stage for Perdue to follow through on his planned first visit to USDA headquarters as Agriculture Secretary Tuesday. Since exports are a major source of US farm income, producers are looking to Perdue to advocate for their needs in trade talks.
Wenger: I hate myself after bad Arsenal results
The same can not be said of Mesut Ozil though, with the World Cup victor under-fire, under scrutiny and, he believes, underpaid. Speaking before Sunday's home match with Manchester United, the Frenchman joked: "That means I was wrong".