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  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • Affordable Care Act more popular than House health-care plan: Poll

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche takes a look at the differences between the House health-care bill and the Senate's version.

  • Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Senate Republicans are working to build support for their health-care proposal among members of their own party.

  • Now comes his next challenge— persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that would be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP. "I am very supportive of the Senate# HealthcareBill. Shortly after the 142- page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition.

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to the media following the Senate Republicans' policy lunch in the Capitol on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

    Republicans can afford to have no more than two members of their Senate caucus defect if they hope to pass a new health-care reform bill.

  • Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.

    Four Republican senators announced they will not support the Senate's current Obamacare replacement plan and will push for changes.

  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer warns that the plan would lead to more people going uninsured and mean higher costs for consumers.

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics says the bill would hurt children by scaling back Medicaid. America's Essential Hospitals says the version the Senate released Thursday might lead to hospitals reducing services or closing. The American Medical Association is still reviewing the plan, but says it strongly opposes limits on Medicaid spending.

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, followed by Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, leaves a Republican meeting on healthcare, Thursday, June 22, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    GOP leaders have to get at least 50 Republican senators to back the legislation to win passage.

  • McConnell: Bill will bring certainty to insurance markets

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the details from the text of the Senate's health-care reform bill.

  • U.S. Capitol Police are arresting dozens of people who are protesting cuts to Medicaid in the Senate Republicans' health care bill. The protesters have filled a hallway in one of the Senate office buildings, outside the office of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. The protesters are yelling "no cuts to Medicaid" as they are being led away.

  • The subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill, a "major improvement" from a measure approved last month by the U.S. House of Representatives that tied them solely to age, Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine said. Some of the Senate bill's provisions could be political land mines, with individual senators' reactions crucial...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his lieutenants have worked in secret for weeks on the bill, which is expected to curb Obamacare's expanded Medicaid help for the poor and reshape subsidies to low-income people for private insurance. The subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill, a "major improvement" from a measure...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his lieutenants have worked in secret for weeks on the bill, which is expected to curb Obamacare's expanded Medicaid help for the poor and reshape subsidies to low-income people for private insurance. Those subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill, a "major improvement" from a...

  • WASHINGTON— Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions. Four conservative GOP...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- A healthcare bill being unveiled by U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday is expected to roll back the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid healthcare program for the poor and reshape subsidies to low-income people buying private insurance. Those subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income, a "major improvement" from a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- A healthcare bill being released by U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday is expected to roll back the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid healthcare program for the poor and reshape subsidies to low-income people buying private insurance. Those subsidies are expected to be linked to income, a "major improvement" from a healthcare overhaul...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- Republican senators voiced concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as their party's leaders prepare to unveil it. The healthcare bill will be released to the Republican Senate Conference on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and posted online, Senators John Barrasso of...