Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) said that even with the GOP's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in jeopardy, a potential bipartisan fix is off the table. "This is about more than just health care," Cornyn told Politico. "This is about our ability to demonstrate, now that we've got the White House and majorities in both houses, that we can actually govern." Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), one of two solid no votes on the GOP's proposed replacement bill, said "about eight to 10" Republicans are still wavering on support. Additionally, Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) recovery from blood clot surgery has put the bill in limbo; without McCain's vote, Republican leaders don't have enough votes to move the bill forward.
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