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GOP bill to block-grant major parts of the ACA unveiled

Original story at Washington Post• 3 mentions • 1 week ago

Washington Post 1 week ago

With just 17 days left for Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act on a party-line vote, a quartet of GOP senators on Wednesday rolled out a plan to devolve federal health care spending into state-by-state block grants — legislation that South Carolina Sen. Lindsey O. Graham described as conservatives’ last shot at reform. “It should have been our first bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, but it is now our last,” Graham said at a morning news conference. “To those in the Republican Party who feel like we have not fought as hard as we could, you’re right.” The ...
 
 
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GOP bill to block-grant major parts of the ACA unveiled https://t.co/vcr3pLSHen