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Cruz Says Bill Won’t Go Forward Without His Amendment, Paul Against Motion To Proceed

July 12, 2017
Conservative Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said the newest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act will not have the support to hit the floor unless the underlying text includes his amendment or changes that accomplish the same goal, saying the changes must not be deferred to the amendment process. But Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) raised concerns with the Cruz amendment and said he would vote against the motion to proceed, while urging a repeal vote first. Two new versions of...

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