The senator’s action, meant to push back against critics, comes as she prepares for a possible 2020 Democratic presidential bid.
Republican hopeful Scott Wagner issued his threat to Gov. Tom Wolf (D) in a Facebook video on Friday.
The first lady told ABC News that she has “much more important things to think about and to do.”
The push on the Senate floor put a spotlight back on the national debate over health care.
The White House counselor criticized recent rhetoric from the 2016 Democratic nominee and said she is married to “a much more popular man.”
The former mayor of New York announced in an Instagram post that he’s changed his party registration.
The president teased a “big announcement with my friend” in a morning tweet.
During remarks in New York, the former national security adviser said the senator from Maine has “betrayed women across this country.”