Health care? Neither words apply … #TrumpDontCare … #GOPDontCare … I can’t wrap my mind around all this lack of compassion, caring, protection! Where are we living? What times are we going through? 😡
The healthcare bill, known in the House of Representatives as the American Health Care Act, but more commonly called Trumpetcare, or Trumpcare, stood very little chance of passing the House, and even if it did, stood zero chance of passing the Senate. According to estimates by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), some 24 million people are likely to lose their healthcare coverage once the bill is passed. That in itself was reason enough for the bill to fail, and it needed some serious alterations before it would become palatable to We The People. A number of representatives were committed to voting “nay” for that reason alone. There was another group of uber-right-wing-conservatives, however, who felt the bill did not go far enough in stripping healthcare from the poor and middle-income citizens.
Trump, realizing that his bill was doomed to fail in today’s vote, understood (or, more likely, somebody explained to…
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