Obamacare Replacement Dropped, a Stunning Defeat For Donald Trump
Obamacare replacement dropped, a stunning defeat for Donald Trump
Jack Torry Dispatch Washington Bureau @JackTorry1Jessica Wehrman Dispatch Washington Bureau @JessicaWehrman
WASHINGTON — Faced with an intransigent group of conservative Republicans, House Speaker Paul Ryan abandoned GOP dreams today of replacing Obamacare, a stunning defeat for Ryan and President Donald Trump.
As moderate House Republicans such as Rep. Steve Stivers of Upper Arlington blamed about 30 GOP conservatives known as the Freedom Caucus for scuttling the bill, House GOP leaders faced the grim reality that they will not keep their seven-year promise to repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act — at least for now.
And the early defeat for the “Art of the …