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No Path To 50 Votes: Two More Senators Oppose Health Legislation

KHN Morning Briefing

Sens. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) simultaneously announce that they can not vote for the Senate health bill as it is currently drafted. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could not afford to lose any more Republicans to pass the measure. President Donald Trump said in a tweet that move to a clean repeal of Obamacare.

If GOP Plan Passes, Some States Will Likely End Medicaid Expansion Early

KHN Morning Briefing

The program would likely become too costly for them to maintain. Meanwhile, a new report shows that the proposed legislation would cut Medicaid funding by as much as 39 percent. And media outlets report on other news on the program out of Pennsylvania, Montana, Michigan, California, Texas, Virginia and Ohio.

With No Room For Error, McConnell Delays Health Vote While McCain Recovers From Surgery

KHN Morning Briefing

Without Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) — who had a craniotomy Friday — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) wouldn’t have the 50 votes needed to get his legislation passed. To add to the timeline, the Congressional Budget Office announced Sunday that it would not release an updated score of the bill Monday, as originally expected.