Congressman Delays Vote on Legislation to Repeal the ACA Until After July 4 Recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has announced that he will delay a vote on his legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until after the Senate’s weeklong July 4 recess. The delay was announced after five Senate Republicans said they could not support a move to even bring up the bill this week in the wake of a new budget analysis. Lawmakers, however, will be exposed to a barrage of lobbying as they face their constituents over the holiday, according to a report in The Washington Post.

Sen. McConnell said he hopes to “provide more time to try to convince reluctant GOP senators to vote for the measure.”

The AMCNO has written another letter to Congress about this issue. Click here to read it.

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