The U.S. Senate has postponed the vote on Obamacare because of the surgery McCain

John McCain

Scheduled for next week a vote on the repeal of health care reform, former President Barack Obama postponed because of the operation of John McCain. On Saturday, July 15, according to Reuters.

As reported to journalists the head of the Republicans in the Senate Mitch McConnell, while McCain will undergo rehabilitation, the senators will continue its work on legislative matters. McConnell did not specify the date for the rescheduled vote.

McCain is forced to stay on a week rehab in Arizona after surgery to remove a blood clot from his left eye, which was held on Friday.

On may 4, the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress approved a bill according to which the main provisions of Obamacare are replaced with a program developed by Republicans. The decision was taken by majority of votes, the document was submitted for consideration to the Senate.

Republicans have repeatedly said that Obamacare is too costly for the budget. The cancellation of this project was one of the campaign promises of Donald trump.

The project of Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) was enacted in 2010 with 44th US President Barack Obama. He allowed more than 25 million not previously insured individuals to provide a medical service. However, for those who do not receive subsidies from the state, the cost of insurance has increased.