Republicans opposed to March health bill, backed new measure
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 20 House Republicans who voted Thursday against a GOP bill repealing much of former President Barack Obama’s health care law:
Reps. Andy Biggs, Arizona; Mike Coffman, Colorado; Barbara Comstock, Virginia; Ryan Costello, Virginia; Charlie Dent, Pennsylvania; Dan Donovan, New York; Brian Fitzpatrick, Pennsylvania; Jaime Herrera Beutler, Washington; Will Hurd, Texas; Walter Jones, North Carolina; Dave Joyce, Ohio; John Katko, New York; Leonard Lance, New Jersey; Frank LoBiondo, New Jersey; Thomas Massie, Kentucky; Patrick Meehan, Pennsylvania; Dave Reichert, Washington; Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Florida; Christopher Smith, New Jersey; Mike Turner, Ohio.
Examples of Republicans who voted for the bill but had said they opposed or favored scrapping an initial version that GOP leaders withdrew in March:
Reps. Dave Brat, Virginia; Mo Brooks, Alabama; Rodney Frelinghuysen, New Jersey; Jim Jordan, Ohio; Mark Meadows, North Carolina
Examples of Republicans who voted for the bill but had said they were opposing it before GOP leaders said Wednesday they would add money to the measure to help people with serious illnesses afford coverage:
Reps. Justin Amash, Michigan; Mark Amodei, Nevada; Billy Long, Missouri; Fred Upton, Michigan; David Young, Iowa.