Wednesday, March 29, 2017

AHCA Response Confirms Conservatives’ Fears About Trump

After initially blaming Democrats for the failure of House Republicans to get his healthcare bill approved, President Trump took to Twitter Sunday morning to blast conservatives, specifically those in the House Freedom Caucus.
Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 26, 2017
This comes on the heels of a report stating that White House strategist Steve Bannon attempted to intimidate HFC members on the measure, telling them “Guys, look. This is not a discussion. This is not a debate. You have no choice but to vote for this bill.” HFC members – at least most of them – showed more testicular fortitude than Bannon’s boss and refused to be bullied.
The truth is that this whole AHCA fiasco confirms conservative voters’ fears about Trump specifically and the Republican Party in general.
For two decades now, conservatives have been asked by the Republican Party to hold their noses and vote to help the only party that represented their interests – only to see those interests cast aside once the election was over. --->
Read the rest from Tim Thomas HERE.

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