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Republicans are Holding an Emergency Meeting to Revive Their Healthcare Bill

After a repeated series of false starts, Senate Republicans are meeting again Wednesday night in an attempt to bring their healthcare bill back from the dead.

The renewed attempt comes amid a flurry of mixed signals form leadership and whiplash-inducing shifts from President Donald Trump.

According to reports, GOP senators who opposed the first two versions of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) will hold a meeting Wednesday night in an attempt to hash out their differences on the plan.

The first two versions of the bill were opposed by both conservative and moderate members. Moderates thought the bill's cuts to Medicaid and the potential for massive coverage losses under the BCRA went too far. Conservatives felt the bill did not go far enough in its rollback of the Affordable Care Act's regulatory structure.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has attempted to bring the two sides to a compromise but has faced two rounds of defections that have killed different versions of the legislation.

Read more at Business Insider

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