Susan Collins

Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health care

A peeved President Donald Trump tweaked Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, saying this week's planned faceoff vote is their "last chance to do the right thing" and erase his predecessor's signature overhaul.

Trump's prodding of balking GOP senators came a day before leaders planned a pivotal vote that seemed likely to go badly for the party. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is nursing a slim 52-48 majority and the possible absence of Arizona Sen. John McCain, who's battling cancer, which would mean two GOP defections would sink the measure.

At least a dozen Republican senators have publicly opposed or criticized the...

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