CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 2017
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(Capitol Hill: Phil Mattingly) The Senate bill to repeal/replace Obamacare featured; details given about tenets of the legislation. [Senators Mitch McCONNELL, Jeff MERKLEY, Rand PAUL, Pat ROBERTS, Charles SCHUMER - offer views on the Republican bill.] A statement from Senator Susan Collins' spokesman quoted. What Senator Ted Cruz said about changes needed in the bill discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Kate Zernike, Yahoo News Bianna Golodryga, Republican consultant Phillips Stutts & author Dylan Ratigan about the bill. [ZERNIKE, GOLODRYGA, STUTTS, RATIGAN - offer views on the bill, Medicaid coverage, the CBO score, putting decisions in the hands of the states, the bad policies of ACA, but the need for better health care, whether this bill will pass, the squeeze on the elderly.] Other material: [Several times, President TRUMP - says doing a number on Medicaid is not good.]