Tom Price: Senate Will Produce Obamacare Repeal Bill ‘This Summer’

Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price was optimistic that a Senate Obamacare repeal bill would be coming soon, telling Hugh Hewitt on Friday that he believed the “Senate will produce a bill this summer,” with a vote before the August recess.

“We’re assisting and providing technical assistance, and responding to and trying to answer any questions that any of the United States senators may have who are interested in moving forward in a positive and productive way,” Price said on Hewitt’s radio show, according to the transcript. 

GOP senators have resisted putting a timeline on their effort and have insisted they will bring up a bill whenever they have settled on a plan that 51 of their members can support.

“This process will not be quick or simple or easy, but it must be done,” Senate Majority Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said last week.

 

 

 

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