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Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

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"I think we'll have ample opportunity to read and amend the bill", McConnell said curtly. The resulting legislation would likely throw millions out of health insurance, he said, while granting "a big fat tax break for the wealthiest among us".

Senators are writing their own version after their colleagues in the House of Representatives passed Obamacare repeal legislation six weeks ago. "And we'll go to the bill obviously once we get a CBO score".

"We wouldn't be doing this if we hadn't already been shut down in every way possible by the Republicans", Murphy said as he, Sen.

GOP leadership is also taking some historical flak for being so squirrely with the legislation, given how loudly several of them decried Senate Democrats' lack of transparency in drafting Obamacare's now-collapsing original framework back in 2010.

"At the end of the day, that doesn't preclude my responsibilities as a senator to either vote yes or no, based on the substance of what's in it", said Corker, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

"They have no interest in it whatsoever", he told reporters at the Capitol. "They accepted more than 160 Republican amendments during that process", Schumer's office argued in a statement.

The question on everybody's lips is whether Republicans have the votes - they'll need 50 to pass their health plan through the Senate, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie.


On Monday, Democrats brought Senate business to a standstill with a five-hour "talk-a-thon" to express outrage at Republican tactics.

Andrew Gillum blasted Senate Republicans Tuesday for "hiding" behind its Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, an "immoral disaster" which is being written largely behind closed doors and without Democrat input. Here you have three senators standing on a street corner before the Congressional Budget Office and we're going to march in there and try to get a copy of the bill. But Republicans say Democrats have shown no interest in negotiating. Instead, I believe they will go down in history as interest-serving bullies. Paul did not sound on Tuesday like he was prepared to vote for the bill.

Republicans, who hold a small, 52-seat majority in the 100-member Senate, are using a special budget process called reconciliation that allows them to bypass a Democratic filibuster.

That unusal secrecy and plans for no committee hearings have angered Democrats and raised concerns that a quick vote on the bill will prevent enough opposition to it from being mounted among the public to prevent its passage.

Though McConnell has insisted that "everyone will have adequate time to take a look at" the bill, some Senate Republicans, like Collins, have doubts.

Schumer responded to McConnell telling reporters the majority leader is wrong.

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