Immediately after Senate Republicans announced Tuesday afternoon they didn’t have the votes to pass their health-care bill, Trump blamed the Democrats, calling them obstructionist. Just one day later he had a different target: Senate Republicans themselves. He even seemed to threaten the senator sitting next to him at lunch, Dean Heller of Nevada, who’s up for reelection next year.
By Thursday, as Republicans continued to struggle to find a path forward on health care, Trump completely shifted the conversation. In his wide-ranging interview with the New York Times, his scorching criticism of loyal supporter and Attorney General Jeff Sessions dominated the headlines.
In a three-day time period, Trump found three ways to spin the Republican health-care failure. Check out our video and decide for yourself which message was the most effective: It’s the Democrats’ fault, it’s the Senate Republicans’ fault or change the subject entirely. Cast your vote in the comments section.