Peak Trumpcare Sad Trombone

May 2, 2017 1:29 p.m.

Here’s how ridiculous the Trumpcare 3.0 situation has gotten. A few minutes ago, Rep. Rodney Davis was on MSNBC telling plain falsehoods, lying about Obamacare and also – in a weird mix of plaintiveness and disingenuousness – complaining that the Democrats in the House weren’t coming forward to help them repeal Obamacare.

Beyond the disingenuousness, he actually seemed slightly sad because their situation is so hapless and helpless.

Here’s the video …

Here’s the transcript …

I’ve been an advocate because we got to look at the facts here, Craig. The facts are 29 million Americans right now under the Affordable Care Act still do not have insurance even though the law requires them to. Another 31 million, Craig, have insurance that they can’t afford to use. Premiums sky rocketing in the individual marketplace. If we don’t do something, then we’re abdicating our responsible as policymakers and I wish the Democrats who gave us this bill, I wish they would come to the table and offer their suggestions for this fix they keep talking about but we don’t see.

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