Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

"If our Republican colleagues were proud of this bill, there'd be a brass band down the middle of Fifth Avenue and every street in America", said Schumer, the Senate's minority leader.

Speaking at a press conference in his home state Friday, Heller was the first Republican senator to come out swinging against the Better Care Reconciliation Act, while at least seven others have expressed reservations but indicated they're open to negotiations.

Senators are likely to have only a handful of days to decide whether to support or vote against the 142-page bill, which was unveiled on Thursday.

GOP Senate leaders can only lose two members of their 52-senator caucus in support of the bill in order for it to pass. Heller said he spoke with Senate Republican leaders and Vice President Mike Pence on Friday morning. She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday.

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said Friday he will not vote for the Senate's Obamacare replacement bill as now written.

The Senate Republican health-care bill would not repeal and replace Obamacare.

A day after saying he had "serious concerns" over the Senate's health care reform bill, Sen.

- Protects those with pre-existing conditions from getting charged more, but their coverage could be reduced.

Hospital and insurers rallied following the release of the Senate GOP health bill, which have been more favorable to them than the House of Representatives Bill passed in early May.

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Under Obamacare, the federal government had guaranteed that its funding for adults newly eligible for Medicaid because of the Affordable Care Act would fall to no lower than 90 percent of their costs.

"You've got states across the country, including Pennsylvania, that have to balance their budget", he said.

The top 1 percent of society will find their Obamacare taxes, those created to fund care for the poor, repealed.

AHIP isn't taking a formal position on the bill, and the group said measures to shore up the individual health insurance market are largely positive.

Democrats have blasted the Senate bill, with some calling it "meaner".

"It's going to be a good bill", Trump said in a separate Fox News interview to air on Sunday. Mark Warner, D-Va., says shouldn't even be referred to as a health care bill.

The bill, which was written behind closed doors, is facing its fair share of criticism from Democrats who say that it negatively mimics the House's plan. Sen.

Those waivers would allow state to drop benefits required by Obamacare, such as maternity coverage, mental health care and prescription drug coverage.

The measure calls for reducing money for Medicaid.

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