Republicans have long criticized liberals for having too much influence on the health care system.
Now, conservatives say it’s time to take a more active role in crafting health care legislation.
Republicans have long accused liberals of having too many influence on health care policy.
Now, conservatives are calling for a more proactive role.
The most immediate change conservatives have proposed is for lawmakers to have more involvement in crafting their legislation and be more active in determining the shape of the legislation.
In the new bill, conservatives would be able to propose amendments and hold hearings.
They would also be able vote on amendments.
Republicans say this would give lawmakers more control over how their health care bill evolves.
The House GOP bill has been widely criticized, especially by Republicans.
Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, who introduced the legislation, has called it a “mean-spirited, ill-conceived bill that would destroy the health of our citizens.”
Republicans say the bill would force millions of Americans to buy insurance that will hurt their insurance coverage and cost them money.
They also say it would leave millions more without coverage and cause health insurance premiums to rise.
Democrats and other critics of the bill have countered that Republicans are taking advantage of the “lame duck” session that has allowed Democrats to pass their legislation with less than a majority.
The GOP has argued that Democrats are delaying the debate because of the election season and that Democrats’ proposals are too radical.
Democrats say Republicans are using the lame duck session to attack the health bill.
“What the Republican health care plan does is take from the American people the responsibility to keep their health insurance plans and then make them pay a penalty to get them into a new insurance marketplace,” Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said on Wednesday.
“That is an attempt to get rid of the Affordable Care Act and a lot of the very good health care provisions that were put in place under President Obama.”
Republicans are also calling for greater scrutiny of the way health insurance companies provide health insurance.
The House GOP plan would allow states to use state funding to help set up their own insurance marketplaces.
It would also provide states with more flexibility in how they use their state dollars.
The Senate GOP bill also has some key differences with the House.
The bill would provide more protections to people with pre-existing conditions and would also allow young adults to stay on their parents insurance until they turn 26.
The bill also includes new measures that would give states more control in setting premiums for individuals and small businesses.
Republicans also are calling on states to offer tax credits to help people pay their health costs.
The health care issue was the focus of an early morning news conference on Wednesday from Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio.
Portman said he has worked with many Republicans on the issue and has heard from many people who want to see more of the bipartisan bill.
But he added, “the real challenge will be to make sure that this bill gets a vote.
There is a lot more work to be done.”
Portman said Republicans need to “make sure that we have more voices in the room to make the case to the American public that this is what we should do.”
“The real work is going to be in the process of finding common ground,” Portman added.
The Republican Party has not yet released a draft of the health plan that it plans to introduce to the House this week.