Short on Votes, GOP Delays Healthcare ActionJuly 17, 2017 |
by Paige Winfield Cunningham
Did you think the Senate’s high-stakes drama over revamping Obamacare was going to wrap up this week? No such luck. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been forced to postpone his planned vote on health-care legislation because of…health care, actually. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will be recovering from surgery for a blood clot over his eye over the next few days, depriving Republicans of an essential vote they’d need to pass the bill.