The 2016 polls correctly predicted that Hillary Clinton got more votes than Donald Trump, so do they expect Nancy Pelosi to get more support than Paul Ryan in 2018?
I have argued that the members of the Freedom Caucus who opposed TrumpCare aka the AHCA are heroes. Donald Trump apparently disagrees: The Republican House Freedom Caucus was able to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. After so many bad years they were ready for a win! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2017 What he calls “the jaws of victory” I call | Read More »
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The second part of Donald Trump’s legislative agenda is going to be tax reform, and after the bust that was the American Health Care Act, the Trump Administration needs to score a victory, but there is a problem: his management style does not seem to lend itself well to legislative agendas. Look at virtually all the reports from the AHCA lobbying effort. Trump treated Congressmen | Read More »
So. What comes next on repealing ObamaCare? The TrumpCare bill (AHCA) was a disaster. It was not a vote to repeal ObamaCare, but rather a vote to keep it, and tweak it. That’s not what Republicans promised to do, and it’s not good enough. We should not mourn its passing, but celebrate it. The defeat of the bill was glorious, and the members of the | Read More »
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During Republican primaries, we often hear the “Buckley Rule” referred to by conservative commentators. Its popular understanding (which doesn’t quite match up with its literal meaning as put forth by William F. Buckley Jr.) is that Republicans should support the most conservative candidate who is electable. The concept has always made… CONTINUE
Math is hard.
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In what reality does it make sense to warn your opponent against taking action that would work in your favor?
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For some reason, the GOP believes if they go about things in a similar fashion as Democrats, but do them as Republicans, the outcome will be different. Let’s just say there are a lot of short attention spans in D.C. As you’ve noticed, the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare/Obamacare Lite/Ryancare) has received incredibly sharp criticism from all sides, and rightly so. Speaker Paul Ryan tried to | Read More »
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No one ever said that dealing with the health care debacle would be easy, and we’re getting our first taste of those difficulties right now with the unpopular reception of the American Health Care Act. Despite its backing by President Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, many in… CONTINUE
Whether he loves it or not, chaos will be the order of the day when it comes to replacing Obamacare. Trump’s penchant for being impetuous and influenced heavily by the last group of people meeting with him, will result in headaches for legislators. Press reports will say he’s “open” to one change or another and it will create a mess. It’s already a chaotic scene, | Read More »
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