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Obamacare replaced 'as soon as we have the votes': McConnell

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 01:06

U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as there are enough votes, and hopes Judge Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the Supreme Court before mid-April. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. Senate Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber. The Kentucky Republican, speaking to reporters at a news conference, added that he does not expect to get much initial cooperation from Democrats, whose votes Republicans need to gain the 60 needed to pass bills. McConnell also said that he hoped Judge Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court before the start of another recess that begins in mid-April.

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Obamacare replaced 'as soon as we have the votes': McConnell

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 01:06