McCain told reporters that he’s not happy with how the Senate is handling the Obamacare replacement:
"We used to complain like hell when the Democrats ran the Affordable Care Act — now we're doing the same thing," Sen. McCain laments. pic.twitter.com/E44sGSdLYf
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) June 20, 2017
McCain says that Republicans are basically doing the same thing as Democrats:
REPORTER: In the Senate with this healthcare bill – are you satisfied with the process that they’ve undertaken right now?
MCCAIN: No, no, of course not.
REPORTER: Why not?
MCCAIN: For the obvious reason that no one has shared it. We used to complain like hell when the Democrats ran the Affordable Care Act — now we’re doing the same thing.
Ted Cruz said this morning that they haven’t even gotten to the point of agreement on the bill. That said, I don’t disagree with McCain. The Senate should be doing all of this work in the sunlight. But just like the House, they are going to put together a bill behind closed doors and then when it’s finished they will finally reveal it, leaving little time for the American public to catch up on it.
And what’s worse is we all know it won’t be a full repeal like they promised.