The U.S. Senate rejected a bill to repeal part of Obamacare

American senators-Republicans are unable to repeal several key provisions of the healthcare law, known as Obamacare. About it reports Reuters.

In support of a truncated version of the document in favor of the 49 senators, against — 51. “This is clearly disappointing,” he said after the vote Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell.

As noted, three members of Parliament-Republicans — John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins joined fellow Democrats. The Agency called the Senate action “a slap in the face to Donald Trump”.

July 17, McConnell said that the bill to repeal Obamacare with the simultaneous adoption of the new law will not be approved because of a lack of votes. After that, the President of the United States Donald trump urged to wait until the current health care system will collapse by itself.

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.

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.