Trumpcare Vote Delayed as White House Promotes Alternative Facts on Bill

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Julia Conley, staff writer

The Trump Resistance is putting pressure on Senators to block the Republican healthcare bill—even as Senate Republicans announce that they’ll delay a vote as Sen. John McCain of Arizona recovers from surgery he had on Friday to remove a blood clot from above his eye.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) previously had to delay the vote until after the July 4th recess as Republicans searched within their ranks for enough votes to pass the deeply unpopular bill. McConnell had been pushing for a vote on Tuesday.

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