WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans on Wednesday, with few exceptions, caught by their plan to denationalise the Medicare well being program for the aged – regardless of a rebuke within the Senate and a New York special election.
Republican leaders are scrambling to win over wavering senators for his or her final-ditch effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, as lawmakers fret over the Graham-Cassidy bill’s projected funding cuts to their states. States involved within the lawsuit have been Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Iowa, Ohio, Kansas, Maine, Wisconsin and Wyoming. The plaintiffs signify greater than half the U.S. states, so the Florida case has more prominence than some two dozen comparable lawsuits filed in federal courts. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs declined to comment on the choice to make the signing a …Read more →