It was not clear how long a delay caused by the absence of Senator John McCain would last, and detractors said they would use it to mobilize more opposition.
Two GOP senators say they'll oppose a second version of bill to replace Obamacare; one more could kill the bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said late Saturday that he’s delaying plans to begin debating a controversial health-care bill next week, after Republican Senator John McCain said he’ll be home in Arizona recovering from unexpected…
Senate Republicans anxiously awaiting a key analysis of their revised health bill have more time to wait, and debate on the controversial measure that had been expected this week will also be delayed following a medical scare involving one…
"The longer the bill's out there, the more conservative Republicans are going to discover that it's not repeal."
Sen. John McCain's absence has left the Senate with no timetable for a vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, but some Republicans doubt the proposed health care bill has the votes to pass even with the upper chamber at full strength.
The shift follows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's announcement that a vote on the bill will be delayed due to John McCain's absence
McCain’s surgery puts off legislation at least a week.