Republicans should just REPEAL failing ObamaCare now & work on a new Healthcare Plan that will start from a clean slate. Dems will join in!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 18, 2017
The GOP is working under reconciliation rules, so they can replace Obamacare with only 50 votes. Repeal isn't available under those rules:
serious question:— Dylan Scott (@dylanlscott) July 18, 2017
has anyone told Trump you can’t pass full Obamacare repeal under budget reconciliation?
Pretty clearly, Trump doesn't understand that. Then again, McConnell can't even get 50 votes to pass his healthcare bill, so it doesn't matter. It's simply not going to happen.
The sad/funny thing is Trump thinks tweeting is Presidential legislative action. Well, it's not funny or sad; it's pathetic.GOP leaders abandoned this approach at beginning of year because it wouldn't pass Senate - and still won't. https://t.co/FbUENRxDDr— Manu Raju (@mkraju) July 18, 2017
“We must now start fresh with an open legislative process to develop innovative solutions that provide greater personal choice, protections for pre-existing conditions, increased access and lower overall costs for Kansans,”[Sen. Jerry] Moran said in a statement.
No, no! We just need to put it on Twitter!