At press time, McCain was the second senator to come out openly against the Graham-Cassidy bill. (Image: Shutterstock)

Sen. John McCain today threatened the future of a major Republican proposal for overhauling the Affordable Care Act health insurance system, the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill, by saying he will oppose it.

The Arizona Republican said in a statement that he objects to the idea of Republicans relying entirely on votes from Republican lawmakers to ram a health insurance bill through Congress.

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