Jul 28 2017

Shelby Statement on Obamacare Repeal Vote

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released a statement following the failure of the Senate’s health care repeal measure, which would have given Americans relief from Obamacare:

 “I am disappointed that the Senate could not agree on a bill intended to help millions of Americans escape Obamacare’s burdens.  Obamacare has led to skyrocketing costs and collapsing insurance markets.  The status quo is unsustainable.  Republicans made a promise to the American people to repeal and replace this failing law, and while many of us have worked to keep that promise, our efforts were unsuccessful.

 “We have missed a vital opportunity to provide relief from a flawed law on the verge of collapse.  The American people deserve better.  They deserve health care reform that actually works.”