Some Republican senators have raised concern about cuts to Medicaid and to
The comments came on the first day of a three-day private donor retreat at a luxury resort in the
No outside group has been move aggressive over the yearslong push to repeal Obama's health care law than the Kochs', who vowed on Saturday to spend another 10 years fighting to change the health care system if necessary. The Koch network has often displayed a willingness to take on
"At the end of the day, this bill is not going to fix health care," Davis declared.
The network's wishes are backed by a massive political budget that will be used to take on Republican lawmakers, if necessary, Phillips said.
He described the organization's budget for policy and politics heading into the 2018 midterm elections as between
On Friday, Nevada Republican
Heller, facing a competitive re-election battle next year, said he was opposing the legislation because of the cuts it would make in Medicaid.
Senate Majority Leader
Republican leaders have scant margin for error. Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, McConnell can afford to lose just two of the 52
At least two of the current opponents, Utah Sen.
Phillips said it was "a cordial discussion" about policy.
Also Saturday, retired football star
The unlikely partnership aims to raise
"I'm happy where I am and who I'm with because we share a lot of the same values and goals," Sanders said when asked if he'd be willing to partner with organizations on the left.