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McConnell and Schumer’s Remarks Following Health Care Upset

By Thomas McKinless

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After three Republican Senators voted against the GOP health care repeal and torpedoed the party’s attempts to dismantle the 2010 health care law, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called it a “disappointing moment” and said “it will be interesting to see what [Democrats] have in mind” to improve health care going forward. Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer then said that Democrats are not celebrating the “skinny” repeal’s demise, but they are relieved.

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