The bipartisan National Governors Association urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday to allow them more time to review Senate Republicans' bill to repeal Obamacare and introduce deep cuts to Medicaid.
"There are half a dozen Republican Senators who are undecided and they will determine the fate of the bill".
The bill passed by House Republicans relies on a different mechanism to encourage healthy people to buy coverage.
"I want to see a bill with heart", he said, confirming a switch from his laudatory statements about the House bill at a Rose Garden ceremony with House GOP leaders last month.
Some Republicans, including Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, say they can't back the legislation in its current form. Trump said on Twitter.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said he's willing to alter the measure to attract support, and next week promises plenty of back-room bargaining as he tries pushing a final package through his chamber. "We believe we'll get more individuals covered than are covered right now". That obviously means he isn't a firm no because he could easily change his mind as the bill is amended in the coming days - or as Johnson himself put it, he's "not a yes yet" - but for now he's a problem for those who really want this thing to go through. The organization, which represents numerous nation's doctors, said the legislation would likely produce skimpier subsidies and fewer benefits for consumers, and "will expose low and middle income patients to higher costs and greater difficulty in affording care".
Another thing the Senate credits do is that they go down to more poor people, but the credits themselves will be smaller.
Collins said she's "very concerned" about cuts for older people with serious, chronic illnesses and the impact on lower-income Americans, as well as the cuts to funding for rural hospitals and nursing homes through Medicaid reductions.
"I would like to delay", he said.
"Under current law for a single policyholder in 2017, the average deductible (for medical and drug expenses combined) is about $6,000 for a bronze plan and $3,600 for a silver plan", the CBO said, adding that it and the Joint Committee on Taxation "expect that the benchmark plans under this legislation would have high deductibles similar to those for the bronze plans offered under current law".
But as more analysis of the Bill reached state officials, especially in places that expanded Medicaid access under the Affordable Care Act, misgivings grew. It would also slap annual spending caps on the overall Medicaid program, which since its inception in 1965 has provided states with unlimited money to cover eligible costs.
President Donald Trump says he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on passing a health overhaul to replace "Obamacare".
Obamacare is crashing and burning because of the innumerable flaws built into it. Look at what is happening in Ohio.
As as Congress wrangles over implementing a new health care law, Republican and Democratic senators have not agreed on much, but there was one area where two lawmakers on opposite sides of the aisle found common ground on the issue on Sunday.
I hope I never have to write about Lie Four, which would be Republican senators who surely know better - including Susan Collins, Dean Heller, Lisa Murkowski, Jeff Flake, Shelley Moore Capito and Rob Portman - justifying their votes for this monstrosity by claiming that it's the best they could do.
Trump said getting approval would require travelling a "very, very narrow path" but that "I think we're going to get there". We don't have too much of a choice because the alternative is the dead carcass of ObamaCare.
In March the CBO estimated that 24 million people would lose insurance by 2026 under the House's first health care bill, which was never brought to a vote after House GOP leaders failed to drum up enough support for the measure. "Their theme is resist".
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said Democrats have been clear they will cooperate with Republicans if they agree to drop a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and instead work to improve it.
He told ABC's "This Week" the GOP has "at best, a 50-50 chance".
"But I think they're going to get there", Trump told "Fox and Friends".
If he is convicted on even one count, he faces spending the rest of his life in prison. "(The definition)", came the jury request. Speaking directly to Cosby, the judge put the 79-year-old comedian under oath and asked if he supported a mistrial motion.
But Pelosi continues to command great loyalty from many in the House, and she insisted her position was not in jeopardy. Kamala Harris demanded of Democratic activists at a May state party convention in Sacramento.
Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-year suspended sentence with authorities for tax fraud last year.
The SM-3 Block IIA is not now in use by either Japan or the United States, according to the US Missile Defense Agency. The Aegis Ashore, a land-based form of Aegis missile defense system, during a test in Hawaii in February.
For example, if a woman in an opposite-sex couple is artificially inseminated, her husband will be listed as the child's parent. Obergefell is crystal clear: "marriage is marriage, and equal is equal".
They did just about everything right with this installment, and it went on to become the highest grossing of the series to date. The answer of course was, "You put even more transforming robot cars racing along a high way at two hundred miles an hour".
Following this year's Oscars Best Picture debacle, Jones said she's steeling herself for possible mistakes she might make onstage. Presenters include Jamie Foxx , Queen Latifah , Trevor Noah , Jada Pinkett Smith , Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi.
First they see "Questions and anger after mother killed by police" on page one about the shooting by police of Charleena Lyles . Lyles, a 30-year-old pregnant mother of four was shot when the police were responding to her call of a burglary.
Israel's government said the fire was a result of fighting in Syria and not intentionally aimed at Israeli soldiers or civilians. Israel annexed the Golan area following the Six-Day War in 1967, but the move was never recognized by the global community.
Google doodle celebrates the tournament with interactive game
India is yet again in the race of the World Cup, again at England and our women cricketers are looking more determined than ever. They will play against Australia on 5th July, New Zealand on 8th July, West Indies on 11th July and Sri Lanka on 15th July.
Smoke on the Water: Images of Castaic Lake Wildfire
The ranks of firefighting personnel grew to more than 450 and on Sunday morning found themselves busy putting out "hotspots". Almost 400 firefighters and five aircraft are working on getting full containment of the fire on Monday.
Cilic advances as normality restored at Queen's after shocks
Two service games later and Cilic was celebrating his progression, converting the second match point to reach Sunday's showpiece. The 4th-seeded Cilic will play Feliciano Lopez or Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's title match at the Wimbledon warm-up event.
Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
Ronaldo was accused of tax evasion by Spanish authorities recently, which is also said to have added to his unhappiness at Real. Portugal coach Fernando Santos backed his player when queried over Ronaldo refusing to take questions on his club future.
Kvitova, Barty into Birmingham semis
The second set was barely underway at 1-0 before Safarova conceded the match with her leg causing her too many problems. In the second set though Barty's range of shots and her ability to slice and dice undid the Spaniard quite effectively.
Cars 3 Takes Pole Position At The US Box Office
It is the eighteenth Pixar feature film and the third installment in the Cars film franchise, following Cars 2 (2011). With 55 percent positive reviews, the other new wide release was the shark-diving horror thriller " 47 Meters Down ".
Merrifield walk-off double caps four-run ninth for Royals
Kansas City scored four runs off Ryan Tepera , Aaron Loup and Jason Grilli in the bottom of the ninth inning for a walk-off win. NOTES: LF Steve Pearce returned to the Blue Jays lineup after being sidelined the previous two days with a bruised right knee.