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Secrecy Over Bill Frustrates GOP Senators

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by Sean Sullivan and Kelsey Snell

Senate Republican leaders are aiming to bring a major revision to the nation’s health-care laws to the Senate floor by the end of June even as lingering disagreements, particularly over Medicaid, threaten to derail their efforts, several Republicans familiar with the effort said Thursday.

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., are both pressing for an ambitious timeline to complete the bill, although it is being drafted in the Senate with little assistance from the White House.

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