Trump Lashes Out At Dems In Early-Morning Obamacare Tweetstorm

President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Giant Center, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Donald Trump on Thursday morning published a series of tweets attacking Congressional Democrats’ messaging on Obamacare and calling for a bipartisan healthcare plan.

The President-elect published the tweetstorm around 7 a.m. ET the day after Democrats met with President Obama on Capitol Hill to devise a plan to defend the Affordable Care Act.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Republicans do not have a plan to replace Obamacare and that Democrats will not help devise a replacement.

“They have no idea what to put in place of the Affordable Care Act,” he said. “Republicans will soon learn that you can’t keep the good parts of the ACA and remove the rest of the law and still have it work.”

Schumer said that blame for issues with the health care system will soon fall on Republicans.

“That’s why they’re running to do this first is a huge mistake for them and the country,” Schumer said. “I believe a year from now they will regret they came out so fast out of the box.”

Republicans on the Hill this week also began to question Congressional leaders’ plan to repeal Obamacare quickly but delay installing a replacement.

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  1. Ah, the TweetStormFuhrer strikes again!

    Whatta clownshow!

  2. Avatar for anniew anniew says:

    Love the BS phrasing. The “Dems” refuse to fix Obamacare.

  3. Well Dems could propose a cheaper alternative that covers more people: Single Payer.

  4. Many Obamacare recipients never had a doctor to lose.

    More important, Obama assumed wrongly that doctors would take Obamacare. That some refused to was not Obama’s fault. Doctors reject all types of plans every day.

    The GOP used this effectively to say Obama “lied.”

  5. Well, Donnie Boy, the easiest thing is to put this to rest is SHOW US THE REPLACEMENT!!!

    You can huff and puff all you want, but sooner or later the Orange Menace is going to be in the position of everyone (even fans) saying, oh, yeah, the windbag again and ignore him…

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