Chicago Sun-TimesMcConnell delays action on health care bill after McCain surgery

Jul 17, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

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McConnell delays action on health care bill after McCain surgery

PHOENIX — Sen. John McCain’s absence from the Senate as he recovers from surgery for a blood clot has led the GOP leadership to postpone consideration of health care legislation already on the brink.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday night he was deferring action on the measure as McCain recovers at his home in Arizona. Surgeons in Phoenix removed a blood clot from above McCain’s left eye on Friday. The 80-year-old Senate veteran was advised by doctors to remain...

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