Even as the Trump White House continues to calibrate the right response to the news that North Korea may have miniaturized a nuclear weapon, President Donald Trump started a very public fight with the most powerful Republican in the Senate.
Price said in an interview with Fox News that the "onus is on Congress" to find a solution to rising premiums in the ACA's exchanges, particularly in the wake of Anthem's further exchange exits this week.
Our president has been on something of a warpath lately, as he is looking for anyone but himself to blame for the health care debacle.
Touting President Trump's criticism of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a conservative group said Thursday the time is ripe to remove the Kentucky Republican from his leadership post for failing to deliver on campaign promises. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for the Senate's failure to successfully repeal the Affordable Care Act.
That changed after McConnell said Trump had "excessive expectations" about what congress would be able to achieve during a speech in Florence Tuesday.
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Wheeler was subsequently forced to correct the false record and, as a result, lost all credibility in the eyes of the public". Bauman said the conspiracy theory is making it hard for the Metropolitan Police Department to investigate the death of Rich.
As then-Senate Minority Leader McConnell was in the middle of brokering a Senate compromise with Vice President Joe Biden, Trump encouraged McConnell to execute on "the big deal". "Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!".
"I am honored that President Trump has designated me as Chairman of the Commission until Kevin McIntyre is confirmed, and I am eager to take on this responsibility", Chatterjee said in a statement.
The top Republican in the Senate was the first to throw down the gauntlet this week, saying back home in Kentucky that it was Trump's political inexperience that led to him setting "excessive expectations" over wanting to speedily repeal Obamacare.
February 27, 2013: "If Mitch McConnell wants to win his election, he'd better get rid of jinxed Karl Rove and fast". Both before and after taking office, Trump spoke often about passing the health care overhaul quickly.
"You can do it!" the President said, acknowledging the important position of McConnell, as a key leader of the Trump agenda in the Congress. He signed off with a somewhat encouraging message: "You can do it!"