“Congress can — and will — be more productive.”
Jumped the single-payer gun?
“Would definitely make some in our conference pretty upset if we took it up.”
Daily Beast: A two-track strategy?
Beat the clock?
Another lay-up opportunity?
Constitutional and pragmatic questions.
Freedom Caucus: Feel the power of our fully operational discharge petition, or something.
Break it down.
Huckabee: Repeal the 17th Amendment, too.
“We need new leadership in the Senate if they can’t get the job done.”
Get ready for the “waste, fraud, and abuse” excuses.
Durbin to McConnell: We’ll stop holding nominations hostage — if you drop ObamaCare repeal.
Here’s the skinny …
“Let’s do a random selection.”
An end to leaks?
Lost at sea
“Don’t take away my health care or you die.”
“We should repeal it and replace, and we shouldn’t leave town until this is complete.”
Never an attractive option
Not enough votes.
So-called news network.
Recess delayed, or recess denied?
“Mike Pence breaks the tie.”
Schumer: Told you so.
“It’s not easy making America great again, is it?”
Repeal and replace getting split?
“He hasn’t been serious.”
Not exactly teamwork.
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.”