Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley thinks that Republicans have a “responsibility” to repeal the affordable care act, even if it leaves the country worse off. Grassley argued that the GOP had campaigned on repealing Obamacare so much that they were left with no choice but to carry out their promises. The last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare has Republicans rushing to get a bill through reconciliation. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will only be able to provide a “preliminary assessment” of the Graham-Cassidy bill, but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is still expected to bring the bill to the floor without full CBO data.
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