Senate Healthcare Overhaul Hits Trouble as Republicans Hesitant to Vote

The Senate Republican healthcare bill ran into serious trouble late Monday when key GOP senators indicated they may block  the Obamacare overhaul from proceeding to a vote this week.

Political turmoil has been building over the bill for days. But GOP tension burst open after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported that 22 million more Americans would lose insurance coverage under the plan and that out-of-pocket costs for many of those buying policies on the Affordable Care Act marketplace would rise.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hoped to start procedural votes by Wednesday, and President Trump called key senators over the weekend as support splintered. Full Article here.