The Republicans who opposed the repeal and replace bill

NY Times:

The 33 Republicans Who Stopped the Bill

They were united in their resistance, but from opposite ends of the spectrum.
The main problem that most had with the bill was the "replace" portion which left intact most of the provisions that made Obamacare unaffordable.  The arguments against removing the mandates which are the main cost drivers were that it would take 60 votes in the Senate.  This contention was challenged by Ted Cruz who I think had the better argument.

The bottom line is that without removing the mandates, the deal to many was not worth doing and was seen as counterproductive politically too.

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