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McCain laments defense policy bill delay after dramatic healthcare vote

July 28, 2017 |
Tony Bertuca
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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ), after casting a dramatic vote to sink the GOP's attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, is disappointed the Senate will be unable to take up the fiscal year 2018 defense authorization bill in time for the August recess. "This legislation is more vital than ever," McCain said in a statement issued Friday. "It is unfortunate that one senator chose to block consideration of a bill our nation needs right now, the...

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