John McCain voted no on the “Skinny Repeal.”
“Senator John McCain brought down the latest Republican health-care plan early Friday morning.
In a moment of high drama on the Senate floor, the Arizona senator, stricken with brain cancer and railing against his party’s secretive legislative maneuvering, provided the decisive vote against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposal to partially repeal the Affordable Care Act. The amendment fell, 51-49, thwarting once again the GOP’s longstanding efforts to deliver on a central campaign promise. Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska also voted against the bill, continuing their opposition to the GOP’s partisan repeal effort. But it was McCain who surprised the Senate, breaking with his party after earlier helping it on a key procedural vote.”*
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Jimmy Dore, Stef Zamorano, Steve Oh and Malcolm Fleschner on this week’s Aggressive Progressives. The group talks the healthcare vote, Charlie Gard case, DNC at Politicon and fracking. For more information go to http://www.blog.protectorangecounty.org/