Grassley: Give alternative bipartisan health bill a "LookSe"

Senate Finance Committee ranking member Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyThe Trail 2016: GOP stages of grief Grassley: Trump would pick 'right type' of Supreme Court justice Advocacy group seeks probe into DOD statements on sexual assault MORE (R-Iowa) said his chamber should give the bipartisan Wyden-Bennett bill a "LookSe." That health reform proposal was thought to be off the table in the Senate.

Grassley tweeted Sunday morning:
Republicans know need for healthCareReform That's why there are at least 4 Republican bills There is one bipartisan_Wyden-Bennett GiveLookSe

The Wyden-Bennett proposal calls for universal healthcare coverage with private insurance companies acting as the primary insurance providers.

Grassley's comments may raise some eyebrows since he has been the lead Republican negotiating the existing legislation in the Senate Finance Committee.

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