Zombie GOP Health Bill Temporarily Exits Grave

Zach Young
Republicans in the U.S. Senate have been unable to garner enough support within their own conference for their latest bill to repeal Obamacare.

Republicans in the U.S. Senate have been unable to garner enough support within their own conference for their latest bill to repeal Obamacare. One way they could do it, though, is by adding special provisions to woo holdout senators ― like an amendment that would exempt the state of Alaska from the underlying bill’s harsh provisions. This week on So That Happened, The Intercept’s Ryan Grim and HuffPost health care reporter Jeffrey Young discuss the absurd GOP health care agenda and the unlikelihood of its enactment.

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  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.