Senate Republicans keeping health bill draft secret

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Senate Republicans do not plan to publicly release their draft health-care bill, two senior Senate GOP aides tell Axios. Top Senate Republicans said Monday that the draft was nearly completed. One of the aides explained that Senate Republicans are “still in discussions about what will be in the final product, so it is premature to release any draft absent further member conversations and consensus.”

By not releasing a draft of the GOP-backed American Health Care Act, Republicans will likely further enrage Democrats already irked about the lack of transparency surrounding the writing of the plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Senate Republicans are eyeing a vote on the bill before the July 4 recess.

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