The opposition continued despite President Trump’s ultimatum: Vote for the bill, or reject it and move on. The House Rules Committee approved the revised legislation early Friday.
Conservative opposition to the health-care overhaul was no surprise. A promise of a “no” vote from the Appropriations Committee chairman was something else.
There was no big rally at the Capitol, because the activism in districts was seen as more effective.
‘I couldn’t get them,’ he said of Republicans opposed to the bill. ‘They just wouldn’t do it.’
According to the hard-right news site, the House speaker owned this bill and therefore owns this failure.
Dealmaker Donald comes up short.
And maybe tax reform as well.
If confirmed to the Supreme Court, Trump’s nominee fit comfortably on the court’s right wing.
As LBJ said, a president can't just yell 'frog' and expect everybody to jump.
Governing is hard.
His skills as a “closer” were not enough to rescue the GOP health-care bill.
Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry says “the United States is an important country. And it is an important relationship. The administration is one part of it. There's Congress, there are think tanks. We want to deal with all of them."
President Trump promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act “immediately” and “on Day 1” while on the campaign trail. But now, he claims he never said he'd get health care reform done quickly.
“So, we just pulled it,” Trump said of he bill he had touted.
Before he lost, Trump insisted that Obamacare repeal would happen “immediately."
President Trump addressed his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, saying he will let Obamacare “explode,” before taking questions from the media on March 24 at the White House.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) spoke about the decision to withdraw the GOP health-care plan on March 24. "We're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future," he said.
Trump's book outlined a number of principles. He didn't enact them.
Republicans believe health-care reform is still possible even after House leadership pulled the bill abruptly before it was scheduled for a vote.
Corey Stewart tags Ed Gillespie as a “cuckservative” and Bill Clinton as a rapist.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeatedly asserted that President Trump has done “everything” to try to pass the GOP-proposed American Health Care Act during his briefing on March 24 at the White House.
Republicans withdrew the American Health Care Act moments before a scheduled vote on March 24, after failing to woo enough lawmakers to support it. Here are the key turning points in their fight to pass the bill.
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) gave an impassioned speech denouncing the American Health Care Act on the floor of the House of Representatives on March 24.
Yes, there's an option for “it won't happen."