McConnell Under Pressure to Delay Votes on GOP Health Plan
Bloomberg ------ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing strong pressure to delay this week’s planned debate over his party’s health-care bill, with at least five GOP senators threatening to vote with Democrats to block the current version. Republican leaders wanted to formally introduce the plan as early as Tuesday, but defections started even before the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said late Monday that the bill would leave an additional 22 million Americans without health insurance in a decade. Second-ranking Republican John Cornyn insisted to reporters Tuesday that a procedural vote is likely to be held Wednesday and that "we’re gonna vote, we’re gonna pass it" this week. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.