Seven Republicans joined all Democrats in a 55-45 vote defeating the plan.
President took to Twitter early Wednesday to single out Murkowski.
51-50 vote advances effort to repeal Obama health care law.
Applause and whoops greeted the senator as he returned to the Senate.
President says planned faceoff vote is “last chance to do the right thing.”
Doctors say Arizona senator has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week.
WASHINGTON — The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters. Now, a wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders face dicey decisions about
Unclear when assessment of Senate plan will be released; GOP postpones vote.
Sen. Majority Leader McConnell defers action on bill needing every GOP vote.
Senate headed to vote next week on repeal of Obama health law.