WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans will not vote this week on the latest, last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
That’s the word from senators as they emerged from a closed-door meeting on Tuesday. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona shook his head and said “no” when asked about plans for a vote.READ MORE: Large Water Main Break Reported In West Baltimore
The setback marks the end for the latest drive to overturn the law, a promise the GOP has made to voters for seven years.READ MORE: Aunt Charged In Death Of 2 Children Whose Bodies Were Found During Essex Traffic Staff
The latest iteration of the bill was sponsored by Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham, but opposition from at least three Republican senators in the narrowly-divided Senate sunk the measure’s chances. Democrats were unified in their opposition.COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 500 New Cases Reported For Second Consecutive Day
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