Obamacare repeal bill going to be dead: Republican Senator McCain

US Republican Senator John McCain says his party’s Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill is going to fail.

“My view is that it’s probably going to be dead,” John McCain said on the CBS program Face the Nation on Sunday.

The Republican bill is aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump’s pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, the signature health insurance achievement of former President Barack Obama. Obamacare covers some 20 million Americans.

If approved, the Trump administration’s health care bill would repeal most of the taxes that paid for Obamacare. The bill faces an uncertain passage in the Senate, where Republicans have a very narrow majority.  Senators return to Washington on Monday.

A protester holds a sign during a demonstration of Democratic Senators to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, and its replacement on Capitol Hill on June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)

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