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Thursday, July 13, 2017
Republicans Release DRAFT of Health Care Bill
Senate Republicans released a revised bill to repeal and replace portions of ObamaCare on Thursday, including a provision similar to one sought by Sen. Ted Cruz allowing insurers to offer lower-cost plans.
The revamped provisions of the health care bill was released to rank and file members of the Senate in a closed door session Thursday morning.
Republican Sen. Cruz of Texas, a conservative who did not support the previous version of the bill, said Thursday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell incorporated some of his demands, including his Consumer Freedom Amendment and proposal to allow health savings accounts to pay for healthcare premiums.