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Horsey: Defeat of 'skinny repeal' bill leaves U.S. health care in Trump's careless hands

Horsey: Defeat of 'skinny repeal' bill leaves U.S. health care in Trump's careless hands

Republican senators spent the week rummaging through scraps of health care legislation hoping to stitch together a scheme that would keep alive their effort to repeal Obamacare. In the wee hours of Friday, they attempted to pass a bare bones "skinny repeal" bill, but Arizona Sen. John McCain, in what may be his ultimate maverick moment, joined with two other GOP colleagues and the united Democrats to provide the one-vote margin that shattered the hopes of Obamacare foes.

Displaying the topsy-turvy logic that had overtaken the repeal effort, Mr. McCain's Senate wing man, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, dubbed the skinny repeal bill a "disaster" and a...

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