Murkowski says she wants to make sure her huge, isolated and sparsely populated state fares well under the new bill. It would repeal much of ObamaCare and use the savings for block grants for states, giving them much more discretion on how to spend the federal funding.
“I’m still looking for the data that walks me through how Alaska actually does,” Murkowski told reporters Tuesday.
McCain, whose thumbs-down in a July vote seemingly doomed Trump’s hopes of repealing ObamaCare, has been non-committal.
He’s focused on the Senate’s process, demanding regular order through hearings and amendments, and an effort at bipartisanship.