Factbox: Where Each Republican U.S. senator stand on the healthcare bill

(Reuters)– U.S. Senate Republicans’ legislation to upgrade Obamacare hit roadblocks almost as quickly as it was revealed: opposition from all 48 Democratic and independent senators and four conservative Republican legislators, in addition to uncertainty from a number of other Republicans.To win approval of the

costs released on Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can afford to lose just 2 Republican votes. (In the occasion of a deadlocked 50-50 vote, Republican politician Vice President can vote to break the tie.)Here is a tally of where Republican senators base on the costs in its present type, before any possible changes, based upon statements by or interviews with the legislators on Thursday and Friday.OPPOSED: 5 senators– Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin

, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Dean Heller of Nevada.SUPPORTIVE: 4 senators– Richard Burr of North Carolina and three members of

the Senate Republican politician leadership: John Cornyn of Texas, John Thune of South Dakota and John Barrasso of Wyoming.UNDECIDED, LEANING YES: 4 senators– Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania, Richard Shelby of Alabama,

Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Johnny Isakson of Georgia.UNDECIDED: 10 senators– Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Costs Cassidy of Louisiana, Marco Rubio of Florida,

Susan Collins of Maine, Rob Portman of Ohio, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, James Risch of Idaho, John McCain of Arizona, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.(Reporting by Yasmeen Abutaleb and Susan Cornwell; Additional reporting by Rick Cowan; Modifying by Jonathan Oatis)

Written by 

Related posts