Trumpcare’s failure to launch: Conservatives complain that Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal Obamacare doesn’t go far enough

Mitch McConnell; Donald Trump; Rand Paul (Credit: AP//Evan Vucci/Timothy D. Easley/Getty/Molly Riley/Salon) The Senate Republicans’ secretive health care bill finally became public on Thursday. But only hours after its much-anticipated release, four prominent Senate Republicans came out against the version of the bill as introduced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

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Capitol Police arrest 43 protesters at ‘die-in’ in Senate office building

WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police arrested dozens of protesters objecting to cuts to Medicaid in the Senate Republicans’ health care bill. Around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, disability rights activists staged a planned “die-in” in the Russell Senate Office Building, located a block away from the Capitol. The demonstrators filled the hallway …

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