Trump: GOP Should Repeal Obamacare Now, Work on New Plan ‘That Will Start From a Clean Slate’

After two Republican senators came out against the health care bill tonight, President Trump tweeted that they should just repeal Obamacare and then start work on a replacement “from a clean slate”:

This comes after both Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran declared they would not vote on a motion to proceed on the bill. Rand Paul and Susan Collinsindicated their opposition as well.

A few Republican senators met with the President at the White House earlier tonight.

Senator Lindsey Graham tweeted earlier it’s time for a “new approach”:

John McCain––who is still recovering after his recent surgery––put out a statement earlier tonight as well proposing how Congress should proceed from here:

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