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Republicans to open debate on Obamacare repeal after 51-50 vote

Wednesday - 26/07/2017 02:41
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to begin formal debate of healthcare legislation that would repeal major elements of Obamacare and possibly replace it with a less costly program.
© AFP | The Capitol Building, the seat of the US Congress, in Washington D.C.
© AFP | The Capitol Building, the seat of the US Congress, in Washington D.C.

By a vote of 51-50, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a tie, the Republican effort cleared an important procedural hurdle in the Senate, but it was still unclear whether there would eventually be enough votes to pass a bill.

(REUTERS)

Source: France 24::

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