McConnell delays health-care vote as McCain recovers from surgery

Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc Connell speaks at a Harden County Republican party fundraiser in Elizabethtown Kentucky U.S

Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc Connell speaks at a Harden County Republican party fundraiser in Elizabethtown Kentucky U.S

The Congressional Budget Office had been scheduled to release an analysis Monday on the latest GOP bill, including estimated cost and scope of insurance coverage.

The health care reform bill, a central campaign pledge by President Donald Trump and many of his fellow Republicans, has already neared collapse, with two Republicans publicly opposing it.

Brian Whitlock, president and CEO of the Idaho Hospital Association, said, "Like so many others, we view this legislation through a very simple lens: Does is make health care more accessible and affordable?"

McCain underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from his eye on Friday, according to statements from his office and the Mayo Clinic.

Those additions have not yet garnered the support of 50 votes to even start debate on the bill.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is postponing consideration of health care legislation in the Senate. Sen.

Last month, McConnell had to suspend the vote in the previous version of the law because the GOP opposition left the insured defeat.

The plan, republican of partial abrogation of law democratic party of 2010 is only a wire to the Senate, where two republicans have already announced that they will vote no next week when the text will be submitted to a vote. Susan Collins, R-Maine. She has made clear she would vote against the bill, citing proposed cuts to the Medicaid health program for the poor and elderly. "I look forward to seeing him back at work soon".

"Tissue pathology reports are pending within the next several days", the clinic said.

The Senator is resting comfortably at home and is in good condition.

"Senator McCain received excellent treatment at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, and appreciates the tremendous professionalism and care by its doctors and staff", a statement from his office said.

McCain, 80, is a three-time survivor of melanoma. Records of his medical examinations, issued in 2008, when he was a GOP presidential candidate, showed he had removed precancerous skin lesions and had an initial phase of squamous cell carcinoma.

Cornyn appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press", Collins was on ABC's "This Week" and CNN's "State of the Union", and Paul was on "Fox News Sunday" and CBS' "Face the Nation".

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