In the U.S. Senate postponed a vote on Obamacare because of the surgery McCain
MOSCOW, 16 Jul — RIA Novosti. The head of the Republican majority in the U.S. Senate Mitch McConnell stated that in the absence of John McCain in the Senate next week to vote on the repeal of health care reform ex-US President Barack Obama (Obamacare) will be delayed again, according to the Hill newspaper.
Previously, the Politico reported that McCain will not be able to attend the vote on Obamacare due to them eye surgery. The Senator next week to undergo rehabilitation in Arizona.
According to the Hill, McConnell did not specify a date to which postponed the vote.
The lack of McCain on the ballot could 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.
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.