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Al Franken Tells Colbert About That Time McCain Voted ‘No’ on the ‘Skinny Repeal’

Though it was less than a week ago that three Republican senators struck down the “skinny repeal” bill that aimed to partially dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the story of how that early-morning vote came to be already looms large. Senator Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, appeared on The Late Show to tell Stephen Colbert what it was like to be in the room where it happened. While he wasn’t totally sure of whether or not John McCain would be joining other GOP “no”-voters Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins, Franken had a hunch when he noticed a certain vice-president and breaker of Senate ties, Mike Pence, missing.

Al Franken Tells Colbert About the Failed ‘Skinny Repeal’