Will the Senate meet deadline to vote on ACA repeal?

When Senate Republicans return to Capitol Hill on Monday, they will have just two weeks before their deadline to vote on the American Health Care Act. Failure to prepare the bill for a vote before the Fourth of July recess could derail their seven-year-old pledge to repeal the ACA, reports Politico.

Finalizing a bill in this time period will be a challenge, as Republicans in the Senate have expressed varying views on key policies, such as when to roll back Medicaid expansion and the depth of funding cuts to the program. They must also determine how to lower insurance premiums, when to cut taxes that support the ACA and whether to include funding for Planned Parenthood, according to the report.

The AHCA needs at least 50 of the 52 Senate Republican votes to pass through the reconciliation process.

According to Politico, it's unlikely the Senate will meet their deadline.

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