Donald Trump attacks conservative Republicans over healthcare bill failure
29 March, 2017, 02:00 | Author: Celia Hoffman
When I moderated a Senate forum during the primary a year ago and asked whether candidates would vote to fix the bill's problems, or only support legislation to repeal, all three Republicans on the dais said repeal only. Senate Democrats have threatened to filibuster any provision providing money for the wall. It's their first gathering since House Speaker Paul Ryan suddenly abandoned plans last Friday for a vote on the GOP legislation.
House GOP leaders have made changes set to be released Monday night, but Meadows said they are not enough.
Instead, the White House should be doing more to recognize and utilize the silver lining in this health-bill failure.
President Donald Trump talks about the health care overhaul bill, Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
A Senate Democratic leadership aide said Democrats are open to cooperating with Trump on issues where they might have common cause, such as infrastructure and trade. They weren't going to give us a single vote, so it's a very hard thing to do. "But they're very good people". After he was elected, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards quickly enacted the expansion, which now covers more than 400,000 Louisianans, and has faced nearly no blowback among his GOP-leaning politicians or voters.
"Obviously, we're driving the train on this", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said during a briefing, adding, "We're going to work with Congress on this". "I think that Democrats can come to the table as well and if you look at what the president said ... he said perhaps it's time for us to start talking to some moderate Democrats as well as come up with a bipartisan solution".
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on an effort to improve the ACA.
Mr. Trump repeatedly said that, if Obamacare were left in place, Democrats would come to him seeking repairs to the flawed health care law, under which costs have increased and choices decreased for many Americans. The community development block grant program, also popular, would be halved, amounting to a cut of $1.5 billion, and Trump would strip $500 million from a transportation project known as TIGER grants.
In her opening statement on the show, Jeanine Pirro eviscerated Mr Ryan.
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Before he became President, Mr. Trump often criticized his predecessor for taking weekend golf trips to Florida and other parts of the country. Trump tweeted Sunday morning.
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White House surrogates like chief of staff Reince Priebus also agreed with the president's assessment of who deserved blame. He worked very, very hard, I will tell you that. He enjoyed his relationship with Paul Ryan. The House Intelligence Committee - the chairman, Devin Nunes, canceling an open hearing on Tuesday, saying that it would be better to have closed-door hearings to be able to hear more from officials, Democrats saying that they're just trying to hide this from the public.
"I've always believed that when you legislate you legislate from the middle and you crowd out the extremes on both sides, no matter what it is", he said.
"There are some folks in the Republican House caucus who have yet to make the pivot from complaining to governing", said Republican pollster Whit Ayres. Dent said the party's most conservative wing was never going to back the bill and that making concessions to them "alienated moderates".
Trump praised Ryan Friday for his efforts to pass the bill.
Schexnyder's insurer pulled out of the Affordable Care Act a year ago, leaving fewer alternatives in Georgia, one of the states that refused to set up insurance exchanges or participate in Medicaid expansion.
"If anybody had any doubts about President Trump's ability to be the president they should have been put to bed". President Donald Trump and other top Republicans are blaming them for the bill's collapse.
Trump failed to win over the Freedom Caucus lawmakers despite courting them intensively.
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I know personally how these ill-conceived, callous, short-sighted, ideological disasters will impact the American people. A voucher system would dramatically increase health care costs and risks for current and future retirees.
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