Heavy hitters from both the left and the right share mixed reactions after Senate Republicans unveiled a draft of their long-awaited health care bill Thursday.
Despite running on a seemingly clear campaign promise to "repeal and replace" Obamacare, top Senate Republicans face an increasingly narrow path to get rid of the Obama-era regulation.
Across the aisle Democrats are holding tight on their fight to keep key parts of Obamacare.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised the legislation.
Senator Rand Paul explains why he opposes the Senate health care bill.
Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information.
Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rand Paul R-Ky) issued a joint statement Thursday in response to the bill saying the latest draft doesn't make good on the promise "to repeal Obamacare and lower (Americans') healthcare costs."
Throwing millions of working people off their health insurance to give tax breaks to the top 1% is considered a victory to some.— Kamala Harris (@SenKamalaHarris) June 23, 2017
Meanwhile, some Dems are using this opportunity to enforce why Obamacare should stay.
We should take this pathetic health care bill, throw it in the garbage can and do something that will work for ordinary Americans instead.— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) June 22, 2017
Sen. Bernie Sanders says the bill belongs in the trash can.
Minority Leader Schumer declared the Senate bill worse than the House version.