"Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", the four conservatives said in a written statement. "Because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class, and American families deserve better than its failing status quo".
Senate GOP bill: There is no penalty for having a break in coverage and no waiting period for consumers to use their insurance.
Democrats gathered on the Senate floor and defended Obama's 2010 overhaul. They said the measure missed delivering a GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs". It's about the character of our country - who we are, and who we aspire to be.
Former Indiana State Health commissioner Woody Myers says the bill worsens an already-weakened health care situation after large insurers this week left Indiana's Obamacare marketplace - something Myers blames federal Republicans for.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., facing a tough re-election fight next year, said he had "serious concerns' about the bill's Medicaid reductions". But he added, "I think we can get to yes", particularly if the bill can guarantee a reduction in insurance premiums. In calling the bill "mean", though, he mirrored the language of Trump, who last week called the House's version of the legislation just that - after he celebrated its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony.
At the White House on Thursday, Trump expressed hope for quick action.
The bill would phase out the extra money Mr Obama's law provides to states that have expanded coverage under the federal-state Medicaid program for low-income people. Those additional funds would continue through 2020, then gradually fall and disappear entirely in 2024.
Ending Obama's expansion has caused major rifts among GOP senators.
Protesters rallied outside Republican Sen. The program now gives states all the money needed to cover eligible recipients and procedures.
Four Republican senators say they can not vote for the party's plan to replace the law commonly known as Obamacare, but not because it's too tough. But much of the bill would end up hurting the same groups disproportionately burdened by the House plan.
House GOP bill: Premium subsidies are keyed to age, not income. "That's the only way you can get at least 50 out of 52 Republicans", Cruz said. Income-based subsidies help with premiums and with out-of-pocket costs such as deductibles and copayments. "Nope! Not one bit", she said.
NBC News' Chuck Todd, referring to the fact that the bill, at the moment, is likely to do just that, asked Collins if she could imagine passing enough amendments to the bill to assuage her concerns.
Release of the 142-page proposal ended the long wait for one of the most closely guarded bills in years.
McConnell has very little room for error - he can only lose two Republican votes and still pass the bill.
And they would bar people from using tax credits to buy policies that pay for abortion, and also block Planned Parenthood from getting any money from Medicaid for a year.
"The protections around preexisting conditions are still in place in the Senate bill, but the waiver authority gives states options that could include limiting coverage for people with preexisting conditions", says Pearson. The budget office's analysis of the Senate measure is expected in the next few days.
Time Magazine reported that a Russian cyber attack in more than 20 states is worse than initially thought. It's all a big Dem scam and excuse for losing the election!' Trump said during the Twitter rant.
It's no surprise that Obama came out against the bill, which would eviscerate his signature health care legislation. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., didn't mince words when she ripped into the bill on the Senate floor earlier Thursday.
His Real Madrid side played quite poorly this season and he has been dealing with large shares of the criticism himself. This is something which will only further his playing career and his first accolade may come as soon as this summer.
College freshmen were selected 1-2-3-4-5 in Thursday's NBA Draft, marking the first time in draft history that that has happened. He walked across the stage Thursday night at Barclays Center wearing red sneakers made of basketballs .
One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Lsv Asset Mgmt reported 1.06% stake. 1,403,500 shares of the company were exchanged. (NYSE:MRK) for 1.81M shares.
The Twins drafted as high as second overall in 2012, when they took speedy high school outfielder Byron Buxton with the pick. In the second round, with the No. 39 pick, San Diego drafted catcher Luis Campusano of Cross Creek High (Ga.).
Theresa May a déclaré qu'aucun citoyen de l'UE ne sera forcé de quitter son territoire après la date effective du Brexit . La durée de cette période sera décidée lors des négociations, mais Theresa May suggère un délai de deux ans maximum.
KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft says we can expect scattered showers the rest of the day and through the weekend . Tornado watches are in effect for Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama , and the Florida panhandle.
Le cortège a finalement rejoint le pont Alexandre III à la mi-journée, pour l'inauguration de la fameuse piste d'athlétisme. Ce sera la journée de l'olympisme, et la Capitale veut en profiter pour promouvoir sa candidature aux JO 2024 .
Rajak is deputy leader in the state Assembly and member of the JD (U) core committee which decided on Tuesday to support Kovind. JD (U) leaders, however, indicated that there was little likelihood of Nitish Kumar withdrawing his decision for Kovind.
Protesters greet GOP health care bill
The tax was part of Obama's health law, and it has always been unpopular among Republicans , as well as business groups and labor. The Better Care Reconciliation Act would repeal ACA taxes on corporations and individuals who pay for insurance subsidies.
Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw
Sanchez was happy to take a point in the Group B clash despite Chile arguably deserving more given their first-half performance. Loew said that goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will return to the starting lineup after Bernd Leno played against Australia .
Cindy makes landfall near Texas-Louisiana border
Tropical Storm Cindy has brought heavy winds and rain to southeast Texas but minimal damage as the storm system moves northeast. Greg Abbott ordered the State Operations Center to upgrade to "increased readiness" starting at noon Wednesday.
L'Elysée dévoile son nouveau gouvernement
Le parti centriste est, en effet, visé par une enquête sur les assistants parlementaires de ses députés européens. Officiellement, il s'agit de briguer la présidence du groupe majoritaire à l'Assemblée nationale .
Arkansas farmer hopes for rain from storm system
It maximum sustained winds of 20 miles per hour (32 kph) and was heading northeast, expected to move into Arkansas Thursday night. Resident and neighborhood watch organizer Erin West says people are keeping an eye out for alligators that live in nearby ponds.
Regain des attaques de Boko Haram au Nigeria et au Cameroun
La région de l'extrême nord du Cameroun fait face à une résurgence d'attaques terroristes après une courte période d'accalmie. L'attentat déjoué de ce matin à Mora prouve à suffisance combien la lutte contre Boko Haram reste ardue pour le Cameroun .