'Designated Survivor' star talks season 2 premiere

ABC News' Amna Nawaz interviews Paulo Costanzo.
10:48 | 09/25/17

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Republicans in the senate scrambling on Monday to salvage a last ditch effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Bill put forward by senators Lindsey Graham and they'll capacity teetering on the edge of collapse I'm really concerned about. Continuing coverage and protection for people with preexisting conditions this bill clearly weakens those protections. Republican senator Susan Collins of Maine on Sunday reiterating her opposition to the measure she's one of at least three members of our party to voice concerns with the bill. Republicans need to Muster at least fifty senate votes behind the effort they control 52 seats in the chamber. The math doesn't look good the grand Cassidy bill would strip federal funding from the Medicaid program for the poor and disabled and cut subsidies created under obamacare. It would instead gives money to individual states as block grants to fund their health care needs as they see fit. The American Medical Association health insurance industry and the AARP all coming out against it. The Washington Post reporting the Republicans plan to release a revised version of the bill on Monday sending more federal aid to Alaska and Maine. The states have to hold that senators. The Congressional Budget Office could release a preliminary analysis of the bill's cost this week the senate finance committee's meeting Monday in an effort to build support for the bill. Republicans have repeatedly failed efforts to repeal obamacare. Despite campaigning against it for seven years and they're running out of time. On Saturday a procedural window closes meaning that afterward they will need sixty votes in the senate to legislate. Right now it's uncertain if they can Muster fifty.

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