"Pieces of it yes, in whole no," he said outside the chamber as the Senate voted Wednesday evening.
"In other respects it could be McConnell-light, by taking away the rights of young people to have coverage without pre-existing conditions, kicking the young graduates from college off their parents plan -- because that's what it involves," he said. "The repealers who have their own government health insurance are very eager and ready to make sure that others don't get it through the law that's in place."
Nelson's been pretty resistant to these efforts since the law was enacted. But this strikes a populist tone you don't usually hear from him.