Before the budget office released its report on Monday, the American Medical Association officially announced its opposition to the bill, and the National Governors Association urged the Senate to slow down.
Middle-income families would get about $260. A senior Senate Republican aide told CNN that the plan is to reach a compromise bill by the end of this week then give members the full week to examine it.
Republicans have until August 1 to pass their bill.
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen.
Passing the measure would hand Trump a legislative win as he seeks to shift attention after weeks of questions over Russia's role in last year's USA presidential election.
It's the same political dynamic that stalled the House Republican bill last month, as conservative and centrist factions wrestle for dominance.
The New York attorney general is threatening to file a lawsuit to block the implementation of a Republican health care overhaul. While insurers including Aetna Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Humana Inc. have pulled out of the individual market in some states, part of that decision stems from uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act as Republicans seek to dismantle that law.
"This will be great if we get it done", President Trump said Tuesday. He later said his office is "doing the research" to prepare for possible litigation. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said she expected McConnell to discuss revisions at a Tuesday lunch of GOP senators. Ted Cruz. Cruz is one of five Republicans that have said they couldn't support the bill, but he did not comment Monday on the CBO score. MTP refers to Motion to Proceed, the procedural vote that brings up a bill on the floor for consideration. All Democrats oppose it.
Passing the measure would hand Mr Trump a legislative win as he seeks to shift attention after weeks of questions over Russia's role in last year's USA presidential election.
The bill would, however, reduce the federal deficit by $321 billion - mainly by instituting deep cuts to Medicaid, a government program meant to provide health care to Americans with low-incomes. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, joined other Senate Democrats for a press conference highlighting people from their districts who would be negatively impacted by the health care law. It's in trouble as opposition from rebellious Republicans grows.
The overlapping concerns and competing interests of the lawmakers highlight the balancing act facing Mr McConnell as he tries to unify his party and deliver a legislative win to the president.
Don't expect a yes vote even after the July 4 break.