Sen. Warner forces Senate vote to protect people with preexisting conditions

10.30.19 · 13 ABC News Now

WASHINGTON — Senator Mark Warner on Wednesday forced the Senate to vote on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would have protected Americans with preexisting conditions.

The legislation was rejected with a vote of 52 to 43.

Warner said this resolution, which needed 51 votes to pass, would have overturned a Trump administration waiver rule that will destabilize the nation’s health insurance market, weaken protections for 3 million Virginians with preexisting conditions, and increase costs for millions of Americans.

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