"After studying the impact of this proposed legislation on my district and speaking with many of my constituents, I have decided to vote no on the bill as currently written," she said in a statement to the
Ros-Lehtinen's 27th district, which includes
With her opposition, Ros-Lehtinen is breaking with fellow
Curbelo hasn't commented on the CBO report. On Monday, American Action Network, a Republican political group linked to House Speaker
"When it gives this number of all the people that are going to be uninsured, remember, they are saying that because without the mandate, they are estimating that a lot of people are not going to buy insurance by their own choice," Sen.
"It is wrong to take away health insurance for 24 million people, as well as increase the cost to seniors," Sen.
Ros-Lehtinen is still not a fan of the existing law, but she said its replacement needs to have bipartisan support -- and be more humane.
"I voted to repeal Obamacare many times because it was not the right fix for our broken healthcare system and did not live up to its promise to the American people, but this plan is not the replacement
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