On the failed health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to the media

Molly Reynolds, a fellow in Governance Studies, describes why it has been so difficult for Senate Republicans to even begin writing legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare and outlines the uncertainties in the future of national health care policy.

Show notes:

GOP budget work heats up, but hurdles remain

On the challenges facing the Senate health care bill

How the BCRA would impact enrollee costs, according to your age

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