VIDEO: New healthcare bill expected to die in Senate

VIDEO: New  healthcare bill expected to die in Senate


LOOK AT THE TRAFFIC FLOW AHEAD IN 30 MINUTES. HECTOR MEJIA, FOX 23 NEWS. NEW DEVELOPMENTS WITH THE HEALTH CARE BILL THAT THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSED. WE ARE LEARNING IT IS EXPECTED TO UNDERGO MAJOR CHANGE AS IT HEADS TO THE SENATE. FOX 23’S JACQUELINE FELL IS LIVE IN WASHINGTON WITH A LOOK AT WHAT THE PRESIDENT AND SENATORS ARE ALREADY SAYING. Reporter: GOOD MORNING. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP CELEBRATED THURSDAY’S VOTE BUT THE BATTLE IN THE SENATE IS SHAPING UP TO BE AAN OTHER THAN HARDER FIGHT FOR HIM AND FOR REPUBLICANS. — AN EVEN HEARTER FIGHT FOR HIM AN FOR REPUBLICANS. WE ARE GOING TO GET THIS PASSED. I FEEL SO CONFIDENT Y THE TOP REPUBLICAN ON THE HEALTH COMMIT I DON’T SAID THEY WILL REVIEW THE HEALTH BILL BUT WILL WRITE ITS OWN VERSION OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEK. SEVERAL GOP SENATORS HAVE ALREADY VOICED CONCERNS ON THINGS LIKE ELIMINATING PREEXISTING CONDITIONS AND THE FREEZING OF MEDICAID EXPANSION. ANOTHER STICKING POINTIH THEY DON’ KNHOW MUCH THIS PLAN IS GOING TO COST. LAST-MINUTE CHANGES AN A RUSH TO VOTE ON THE BILL IN THE HOUSE MEANT THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFF THE DIDN’T COME OUT WITH REVISED ESTIMATE. WE SHOULD HAVE AAN ESTIMATE. I DON’T ALWAYS AGREE BUT WE SHOULD STILL HAVE AN ASSESSMENT FROM THEM AN THAT HAS TO BE PART OF THE DEBATE. SEPTA DEMOCRATS BLASTED THE GOP PLAN THAT NARROWLY PASSED IN THE HOUSE. SON ARE TO BANDS ARE SAID YOU SHOULD TOSSERS THE BILL IN THE GARBAGE. REPUBLICANS ONLY HAVE A SLIM

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