The healthcare debate rages on in the Senate. One of the biggest questions is whether the Republicans will back down from Obamacare reform, once again. Phil Kerpen, president of American Commitment, joined the show Tuesday to discuss the stalemate. Listen here:
From the Wall Street Journal today:
WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans overcame a range of internal fissures in narrowly voting on Tuesday to begin debate on their health-care overhaul, but the party suffered a setback hours later when a proposal replacing major portions of the Affordable Care Act failed to attract enough votes to pass.
In a dramatic day at the Capitol, Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie, allowing Senate Republicans to clear a procedural hurdle and setting up a days-long stretch of debate and amendment votes on the GOP effort to dismantle and replace much of former President Barack Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act.