Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), accompanied by Sen. [Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell and Sen.
"I can tell you that all parties want to get to yes", Reynolds said.
Republicans need just one more vote than they mustered in July.
Despite the senator's optimistic message, Republican leadership still could face a few holdouts from members of their own party. Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are co-sponsoring the bill.
"The Cassidy-Graham bill is yet another drafted-in-secret, cynical legislative ploy to rip health care away from millions of Americans", said Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign.
But the Graham-Cassidy bill does not contain those guarantees.
While the bill says pre-existing conditions must be covered, insurers could be allowed to charge much higher premiums to families like the Kimmels, with a history of high-cost care. In a statement, Edwards expressed concerns that the Graham-Cassidy Amendment, as it's called, would not protect Louisiana residents.
Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) - She also voted against the GOP's most recent bill, facing a similar conflict as McCain regarding Medicaid. Ducey told reporters Thursday that he didn't know how it would affect Arizona. John McCain explicitly said that he would put into consideration the views expressed by his governor.
"All bets are going to be off", Gov. Cuomo said about New York's health care future if the bill passes.
Like the previous failed efforts to repeal Obamacare, Republicans are trying to push the measure through without a full analysis by the Congressional Budget Office by September 30 so they can attempt to pass it with only 50 votes (and Vice President Mike Pence's tie-breaking vote) in accordance to Senate reconciliation rules.
"This is the moment", Axios reports him saying of the bill. Instead, it would block grant money to the states for health care and let each state decide how to spend it.
Republicans seek the "health policy trifecta" (repeal Obamacare, cut Medicare and eliminate Medicaid) to enable a massive permanent tax cut for the wealthy. It only needs a simple majority to pass.