"I think it'd be too soon", Wisconsin Sen.
While the Senate GOP plan remains secret so far, Casey, D-Scranton, said one Republican senator has hinted it reflects 80 percent of the House plan (the American Health Care Act), which the Congressional Budget Office has said would throw 23 million off health insurance plans.
The Medicaid cuts included in the House bill have caused contention among Republicans in the Senate, where lawmakers from states facing the opioid crisis have been reluctant to support a bill that could hurt their constituents.
"There's no question that the current debate is not centered on eliminating all the taxes in Obamacare right now", Senator Tim Scott of SC said last week.
If their bill passes the Senate, millions and millions of people will lose affordable health care.
"Basically, they're deciding whether or not I live or die", said St. Jacques.
However, Sloan said much of the contrast appears due to a fairly technical issue: the two groups of experts make different assumptions about the number of people covered as a result of Obama's law. Susan Collins and West Virginia Sen.
The House GOP bill also would cut Medicaid, the health care program for the poor, elderly and disabled, by $834 billion over 10 years, with most of the savings going to cut taxes for corporations and wealthy Americans.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, pictured, said that an open drafting session for the new health care system is not needed because there's already been "gazillions of hearings on this subject". Rand Paul of Kentucky. John Cornyn (R-Texas) told the AP that the end of July is more reasonable deadline.
"We are still discussing some differences that we have", Senate leader Phil Berger of Rockingham County told reporters.
Leadership is grappling with a balancing act. Veterans have a variety of health care needs after they leave the service and knowing our country is there for us is necessary in the transition back to civilian life. "While I am glad we are making this fix, I am concerned that the rushed process for considering the ACHA led to the House passing disruptive health care legislation without fully understanding its impact on millions of Americans, especially our nation's veterans".
But to get Heller's vote on the rate of growth, bill drafters could easily lose other Republicans, and not just those considered most conservative in the caucus.
Save your energy for describing what Republicans actually are trying to do (take health coverage away from Americans), what the actual consequences of that are (increased wealth inequality and more dead Americans) and most important, stopping them (by voting).