Eye surgery McCain questioned the vote on the repeal of Obamacare
MOSCOW, 16 Jul — RIA Novosti. American Republican Senator John McCain next week will be forced to miss the vote in the Senate due to an eye operation, which put into question the vote of Republicans on repealing health reform, the ex-US President Barack Obama (Obamacare), according to Politico.
“The operation puts McCain’s vote on the abolition of Obamacare into question”, — the newspaper writes.
Reportedly, the lack of McCain on the ballot will complicate the task of the Republicans to hold your initiative through the Senate, as several senators of the Republican faction refused to vote for the bill in its current form. Since all 48 Democrats in the Senate against the reforms to the Republicans to get a bill passed need the votes of at least 50 of the 52 senators of his own faction, but now they do not have at least five votes.
McCain’s absence will increase the chances of failure of the Republicans, the newspaper said.
According to the source editions from the Republican party, while the decision to postpone the vote on Obamacare because of the surgery, McCain is not accepted. The Senator next week to undergo rehabilitation in Arizona.
In late June, U.S. President Donald trump called on the senators of the Republican party to repeal health care reform Obamacare, adopted under former President Barack Obama, after the new bill the Republicans have not received the required number of votes in the Senate.