Date: September 23, 2017
“”Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the Republican who delivered the final blow to the previous attempt to overhaul the US healthcare system, may have done the same when he came out against the GOP’s latest healthcare legislation on Friday afternoon.
In a statement, McCain said the lack of “regular order” in crafting the legislation was what pushed him away.
“I would consider supporting legislation similar to that offered by my friends Senators Graham and Cassidy were it the product of extensive hearings, debate, and amendment,” McCain said. “But that has not been the case. Instead, the specter of September 30 budget reconciliation deadline has hung over this entire process.”
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