"The bill is just devastating and that's what's making it so hard for them to pass it", Schumer said, adding that Democrats were "doing everything we can to fight this bill because it's so devastating for the middle class".
"If we get to impasse, if we go to a bill that is more repeal and less big government programs, yes, I'll consider partial repeal", he said.
File image of U.S. president Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump and White House officials made the Sunday talk show rounds looking to build support for the Senate Republican health care bill that has faced criticism from Democrats and several Republicans since it was unveiled last Thursday.
The president reportedly suggested the House bill was mean in a meeting with Republican senators last Tuesday, CNN reported, later confirming he had used the phrase in the interview with Fox and Friends.
The issue is acute for many states that expanded healthcare eligibility under the joint federal-state Medicaid program.
But it repeals the individual mandate requiring people to buy health insurance without creating incentives for Americans to stay in their plans.
McConnell is working to get other Republican holdouts to back the health-care bill for a possible vote next week, as he begins to separate those who can be won over with modest changes and those who may have unbridgeable concerns. "I don't want that life no more", Sanchez said.
The bill would let states get waivers to ignore some coverage requirements under Obama's law, such as specific health services insurers must now cover.
"Right now, we've got premiums going through the roof, deductibles are sky-rocketing".
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was urging Democrats to post stories on social media on constituents whose health care coverage would be threatened.
Though an estimate from the Congressional Budget Office won't be released until Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a vote this week, before the July 4 recess. GOP Senator Susan Collins of ME, who has not yet said she will vote against the bill, expressed reservations towards it to news outlets today.
"That was my term because I want to see-and I speak from the heart, that's what I want to see".
At least two GOP senators said Sunday that goal may prove too ambitious.
Trump, in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday morning, called the group of conservative lawmakers "four very good people".
Some Republican governors who agreed to the Medicaid expansion have voiced concerns to the Senate and President Donald Trump's administration, such as Ohio Gov. Trump has yet to explicitly say whether he will support the legislation as it is now written.
And that's where I think, given the extent of what the damage would be 10 years out, is what would happen - is we would have to reduce the amount of money we offer providers. Johnson spoke on NBC's "Meet the Press".
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