The Senate healthcare bill has been “in the open” for less than an hour, and already NBC’s Chuck Todd reports that it may be DOA after “at least” 3 GOP senators plan to publicly announce their opposition to the bill.
In a tweet, NBC anchor Chuck Todd said that according to a “solid” unnamed source “at least 3 GOP sens (perhaps more) plan to announce public opposition to McConnell health bill later today.”
Per solid source: at least 3 GOP sens (perhaps more) plan to announce public opposition to McConnell health bill later today. Developing
— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) June 22, 2017
As a reminder, Republicans can lose no more than two Republicans, assuming all Democrats in the Senate oppose measure, as expected.
For now, hospital stocks far more excited by the announced provisions noted earlier, don’t buy it, or at least assume that it will be relatively easy to “flip” one or more of the three holdouts.