Stalled GOP health bill under renewed pressure from Trump

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  • worf McAllen, TX
    July 11, 2017 5:50 p.m.

    The Real Maverick,

    Can't debate a person who throws cheap shots, and is totally in belief of distorted news.

    OK!---Trump golfs, counter punches when given constructive criticism, and hates everybody. Whatever suits you.

  • The Real Maverick Spanish Fork, UT
    July 11, 2017 10:36 a.m.

    @ worf

    Oh we are worried about the debt again? So I trust that you're angry at Trumpcare and the tax cuts it gives? After all, those cuts to Medicaid aren't all going to reduce the debt, but to give large handouts to richies.

    Want to reduce the debt? Let's raise taxes. Pretty simple bud. Raise the revenue

  • worf McAllen, TX
    July 11, 2017 9:49 a.m.

    The Real Maverick,

    Some folks think in narrow terms, live in the dark, and are victims of distorted news.

    A national debt equaling eight hundred thousand dollars for every second of a year, and a high welfare state, is evidence that our country is easily tricked into believing false media, and political rhetoric. How's that Obamacare working out?

    They don't a good thing when it's there.

  • The Real Maverick Spanish Fork, UT
    July 11, 2017 9:27 a.m.

    @ worf

    Are you talking about the same trump who has been golfing for 25 percent of his presidency, tweets more than a 15 year old girl, and still ignores Russia's attacks on our country? That trump?

    Yeah he cares as much about our country as his buddy Putin does about human rights.

  • worf McAllen, TX
    July 10, 2017 11:11 p.m.

    We have a do nothing, constant vacationing Congress.

    It seems Trump is the only one concerned for our nation.

  • There You Go Again St George, UT
    July 10, 2017 6:47 p.m.

    Pressure from the reality show host...

    When will re-Publicans finally develop the courage to tell the reality show host that what he says no longer matters?

    The reality show host has lied so many times everyone knows he cannot be trusted.

    Feeling pressure from a lying reality show host is a non-sequitur

  • FT salt lake city, UT
    July 10, 2017 5:33 p.m.

    Will it get done. Nyet. I don't think so. It's certainly past his first day in office.

  • Happy Valley Heretic Orem, UT
    July 10, 2017 5:00 p.m.

    They got the important part in, you know the tax break for the wealthy, then the rest of it just kinda fell apart because, they really don't care about the "health" part of the bill.

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    July 10, 2017 3:45 p.m.

    Congressional Republicans are stumbling all over each other, and now there's "renewed pressure" from Trump.


    You know what that means don't you? The stumbling and the pratfalls will become increasingly cartoonish, until red-faced Mitch McConnell gives up and pulls the bill.

    These people are clueless, aren't they? They definitely CANNOT govern.

    It's no wonder America's enemies want Republican politicians in power here.

  • The Real Maverick Spanish Fork, UT
    July 10, 2017 2:52 p.m.

    This Ian going to be Trump's Waterloo. He promised a universal health care system at a cheaper cost. The GOP controlled congress can't come close to that. Now, we are hearing many many more repubs are turning against Trumpcare. It's a complete disaster with a sub 17 percent approval rating.

    This is going to end Teump's presidency. He won't be able to pass anything after this.

    2018 is going to be brutal to repubs. And if trump even makes it to 2020, he's going to be slaughtered in the election. His approval rating continues to drop like a rock. Good riddance

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    July 10, 2017 2:03 p.m.

    Trump is getting used like a rented mule by the GOP Congress, and both Congress and trump are showing how clueless, careless, callous, and ineffective they are on this issue.
    Trump promised, aside from easy, day one, fraction of the cost, that he would not touch medicare/aid, everyone would have coverage, and on and on. The internet has a great memory.
    Congress promised nothing but spite. They wanted to get rid of the ACA and their donors aren't interested in a replacement that favours human patients in any way.
    Trump's promises are worthless. This bill is totally disconnected from them. He doesn't seem to know, or care. The deal maker caved totally.
    Congress, on the other hand, has nothing. They can't do repeal because they can't make replace mean enough for some congressmen. It takes astonishing avarice to treat the health care of the citizens of the nation in this fashion. The sooner we can show all of them out the back door, the better.