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Sen. Cassidy's Obamacare repeal bill gets blasted by the health secretary of his home state

Sen. Cassidy's Obamacare repeal bill gets blasted by the health secretary of his home state

Senate Republicans are preparing to vote on their last-gasp Affordable Care Act repeal bill without estimates from the Congressional Budget Office of its effects on the deficit, health insurance coverage, or premiums. So someone else has to step in to inform the senators of the measure’s grim consequences.

Enter Rebekah Gee, the secretary of the Department of Health in Louisiana—which happens to be the home state of the measure’s chief sponsor, Sen. Bill Cassidy. In a letter to Cassidy dated Monday,...

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