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    GOP Holdouts Could Postpone Trumpcare Vote

    Are they rushing into things? With 52 Senate seats, Republicans have the majority — but so far five GOP senators have said they won’t vote for their party’s health care bill, which was drafted in secret and revealed last week. On Monday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the bill — called the Better Care Reconcilliation Act — would leave 22 million more people uninsured than under Obamacare, many of them affected by the proposed cutback on Medicaid. Concerned lawmakers are pushing to delay this week’s planned vote until the deeply unpopular legislation can be altered.

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