“Mike Rounds just admitted what everyone else already knows to be true: this so-called ‘skinny’ repeal is a disaster, and Republicans are only pushing it because they don’t want to be exposed as the failures they are. Trying to find a craven way to pass the buck and vote for it anyway is about as cynical as you can get, which speaks to how low Republicans are sinking to rubber-stamp Donald Trump’s agenda.
“It’s long past time for McConnell to scrap the theatrics and work on a bipartisan plan to improve the existing law. Booting millions from their insurance is not an answer,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates.
Liz Goodwin, Yahoo News, 7/27/2017: “Sen Rounds says he’s asked for a guarantee house won’t pass skinny before conference or a delay in implementation if it passes”