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Stop Trumpcare, July 11 Update: Carry On Stopping Trumpcare

JULY 11 UPDATE: Via the trusty Topher Spiro, who you should follow on Twitter at @TopherSpiro:

Yet another version of Trumpcare could be ready for a vote as soon as Thursday, with the CBO score coming July 17, per this Politico article:

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/10/senate-republican-health-care-bill-july-schedule-240363

 

Protests happened outside Republican National Committee headquarters; at Senator Jeff Flake’s offices; at Senator Ted Cruz’s offices; and more.

 

Senator Susan Collins of Maine came out in the Boston Globe and said it’s time to do what they should have done in the first place and work with Democrats on the bill:

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2017/07/10/collins-says-time-for-gop-democrats-work-together-health-bill/JbmFKpadZsiXhEGkHBin9O/story.html?s_campaign=bostonglobe:social:googleamp:sharetools

 

Call your senators. Yes, call them if you’ve called before. Call them even if you’ve called them every day since November 9, 2016. Keep the pressure up. Keep urging your friends across the country to call, too.

If your senators are solid Dems, call and thank them for standing firm against the AHCA.

If your senators are Republicans, call call call call call and make it damn clear that you are against the AHCA and you will vote for their opponents come reelection time.

 

It’s especially important to call if any of these people are your senators:

Susan Collins of Maine

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska

Rob Portman of Ohio

Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia

Cory Gardner of Colorado

Dean Heller of Nevada

Bill Cassidy of Louisiana

Jeff Flake of Arizona (but wish him condolences–his father died June 26)

Dan Sullivan of Arkansas

Bob Corker of Tennessee

Lamar Alexander of Tennessee

Richard Shelby of Alabama

Luther Strange of Alabama

Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania

Ron Johnson of Wisconsin

See https://trumpcaretoolkit.org for phone numbers and tweetable statistics about health care coverage loss in these senators’ states.