The American Health Care Act of 2017, an attempt to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, fails passage in the United States Senate.
The seven-year Republican quest to scrap Obamacare, a major campaign vow by President Donald Trump, lay in ruins on Friday after the Senate failed to dismantle the healthcare law, with congressional leaders now planning to move on to other matters.
The Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives votes in favor of the repeal of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and passage of the House's 2017 American Health Care Act, by a narrow, 217-213 vote. Twenty Republicans and all Democrats opposed the bill, which now heads to the United States Senate for its legislative action. 2017-05-4 (Context: American Health Care Act of 2017, Obamacare, United States Senate)
The United States Senate rejects "repeal only" propositions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. United States President Donald Trump lashes out at Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, who voted against the proposal. 2017-07-26 (Context: Obamacare, United States Senate)
The U.S. Senate votes to open debate on repealing and possibly replacing Obamacare. 2017-07-25 (Context: Obamacare, United States Senate)
The replacement plan for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) is withdrawn after Republican leaders fail to gain enough support. The failure of the Trump administration to repeal the act means it will remain law in the United States. 2017-03-24 (Context: 2017 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act replacement proposals, Obamacare)
The United States House of Representatives approaches a vote on a replacement plan for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). 2017-03-23 (Context: American Health Care Act of 2017, Obamacare)
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