This was all over before it began
“Inching” being the operative word.
House bill “dead on arrival.”
“You can’t repeal it in its entirety.”
“He’s still learning how to be president.”
“…they may first take action to stabilize premium costs in Obamacare’s insurance-purchasing exchanges in 2018 and 2019.”
Good news/bad news.
“If you want to have a press conference, go ahead.”
Hurry up and wait.
“I feel great about the count.”
“Did I ever say we were going to vote on health care?”
Don’t bet on it.
Add “a few pretty significant amendments” to it, and …
“When we read about a piece of legislation in your publication for the first time, it’s a problem.”
“White House is taking the lead this time”?
“We are going to keep getting at this thing.”
Pretty much across the board
I think we’ve seen this movie before
Not the part of your base you want to tick off right now, guys
“Stay in this effort.”
WSJ: Hey Republicans, this is your best shot at repeal.
“…as quickly as possible.”
Former CBO director: AHCA “a good start” on ObamaCare repeal.
The Step One we don’t want, but the Step One we need?
“Writing checks to individuals to purchase insurance is, in principle, Obamacare.”
Conference committee comeback?
End it. Don’t mend it.
“Will that guarantee that no one loses coverage?”
“The legislation would take down the foundation of Obamacare…”
“I think we’re doing the kind of things that most Republicans believe can make the country better.”
“It has become increasingly clear that this law is collapsing.”
“…Humana is seeing further signs of an unbalanced risk pool.”
“My concern is the entire repeal is in mortal danger.”
“I think there’s a little confusion here.”
As Seen On TV.
The rat hole is filling up with cash
Tax reform through reconciliation too?
“Putting a bunch of sick people in a pool and buying insurance doesn’t make sense.”
It’s only a “ban” until it becomes inconvenient