The War On Conservatives Has Begun?
You may or may not subscribe to the theory the President Donald Trump has declared war on the conservative GOP Congressmen who opposed his health care bill. Ben Shapiro sees it through a different lens that has been shaped by what he has observed and heard. So political strategists think that the defeat of Ryancare (it is NOT Trumpcare) will save the Republican party in 2018 ad 2020. Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House is among those that think that way. Read this article to see which way you fall.
As Written By Ben Shapiro for the Daily Wire:
Many conservatives predicted that President Trump, once disappointed at conservatives in Congress failing to go along with his populist program, would turn to Democrats in order to ram through his agenda.
It didn’t take long for Trump to open that door.
Trump didn’t care much about repealing Obamacare; he spent most of his campaign saying he would repeal Obamacare, but then promising health insurance for everyone. Even during the Trumpcare push, Trump openly stated that the best thing might be to let Obamacare fail on its own terms. Because Trump had little interest in the business of doing the hard slogging necessary to generate a massive health care overhaul, he delegated bill-writing to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, who knew that Trump’s legislative ADHD wouldn’t allow him to take too long with the process. So Ryan negotiated with himself, tried to ballpark a bill that could pass both houses of Congress, and ended up with a Frankenstein monster of stupidity combined with a few pieces of good policy. Then Trump pushed. And failed.
Trump and Ryan failed because the policy they pushed didn’t repeal Obamacare – it re-enshrined its central regulations, which conservatives opposed. Trump and Ryan failed…….
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