Pearls are being clutched online over this clip because Carter was asked specifically about a woman, Lisa Murkowski, but clearly …
“The number of people who are uninsured would increase by 17 million in 2018, compared with the number under current law.”
“Inaction is not an option.”
“I did not come to Washington to hurt people.”
Absolute power corrupts absolutely
Status quo ante.
“[I]t’s unclear what changes would be made to the GOP’s health bill.”
Not that anyone has the guts to pass it, of course
“I think having bipartisan would be a big, big improvement.”
Deus ex machina.
The hard sell.
“The time for talk is over. Now is the time for action.”
I’ma set it straight, this Watergate
“Americans have choices, and they’ve got to make a choice.”
“Conservatives are going to be in a box.”
“Will that guarantee that no one loses coverage?”
What could go wrong?
“Quite frankly, I don’t know that this administration supports a full repeal.”
“I shouldn’t call it ‘repeal and replace’ because it’s not going to happen.”
Repeal and delay?
ObamaCare II: Pharmaceutical boogaloo?
“This is a rescue mission.”
“Muslim registries” gets majority approval?
“It’s our goal to bring it all together concurrently.”
“54 percent of likely voters say they would like to see the president’s signature legislative achievement undergo full repeal or major changes.”
“Repeal and delay,” RIP?
“The presidency isn’t a bull and this country isn’t a china shop.”
“its monthly user base in the U.S. declined to 68 million in the most recent quarter…”
A better answer for populists — anti-trust enforcement.