Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement

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In the Sunday interview, Trump said, "I want to see a bill with heart". That was my term.

However, unlike the hardliners opposiing the bill, Heller said he can't support the current version of the legislation because he believes it goes too far in cutting the expansion of Medicaid and would likely would take away health care coverage from millions of Americans and tens of thousands of Nevadans.

"The health care bill would be so great if the Democrats and Republicans could get together, wrap their arms around it so that everybody is happy with it", Trump complained on the "Fox and Friends" program, in a previously taped interview broadcast early today.

"I can not support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans", Heller said.

'They fight wars, they lose limbs, you know lives, they've gone through so much and I've always felt like they weren't appreciated, ' he said. 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.

The legislation could affect 210,000 Nevada residents insured through the health care law's expansion of Medicaid.

But Republicans only hold a 52-48 majority in the Senate, with all Democrats expected to vote against the Republican proposal.

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Collins said another seven to eight senators including herself remain troubled about the possible Medicaid cuts. On Friday, Hillary Clinton warned Republicans would be "the Death Party" if the GOP health care bill passes, echoing recent criticisms of the bill highlighting its human costs.

"What we can do is if they cannot get 50 votes, if they get to impasse, I've been telling leadership for months now I'll vote for a repeal", Paul said. But she said it will be "extremely difficult" for the White House to be able to find a narrow path to attract both conservatives and moderates. "I'm not voting for something that looks just like Obamacare".

Trump said he thought Republicans in the US Senate were doing enough to push through the bill and criticised Democrats for their opposition.

He urged Republicans to work with Democrats by "stop sabotaging Obamacare" and giving up the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Hours after McConnell unveiled the bill Thursday, four other Republican senators said they opposed the measure and several others expressed qualms about it, The Associated Press reported. "We could well be in all night a couple of nights working through what will be an open amendment process, and I think that at least is good", she continued.

Some Democrats say they're ready to negotiate.

Collins, who also opposes proposed cuts to Planned Parenthood, said she would await an analysis Monday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office before taking a final position on the bill. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) were among those who appeared on the Sunday morning political talk-show circuit to voice their reservations about the proposal.

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