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    Obama Speaks Out as Senate Unveils Health Plan

    It’s out. Senate Republicans on Thursday finally published their plan to ditch Obamacare, ending weeks of mounting bipartisan impatience over the secretive process. The bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid and ends penalties for the non-insured. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hopes to call a vote next week, even though half a dozen GOP lawmakers are reportedly wavering over supporting it. Meanwhile, former President Barack Obama criticized the plan, saying, “If there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family, this bill will do you harm.”

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