Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Repeal Appeal

Second time around
I'm still believing
The words that you said
--Naked Eyes

On the back of Rand Paul's continued strong, outspoken stance and formal thumbs down announcements by several other Republican senators including Mike Lee, the idea of repeal now and discuss replacement later is gaining momentum. President Trump tweeted the following last night:
Several posts in agreement with Trump, such as this one from VP Mike Pence, followed. Now, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is turning his hat around:
An up or down straight repeal vote of Obamacare seems increasingly likely.

This is what staying the course, prioritizing principle over compromise, and doing as promised can produce.

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