July 19, 2017

White House: Failure To Repeal Obamacare Rests On The Democrats

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed Tuesday that failing to repeal Obamacare would be the fault of Democrats.

A Senate health care reform bill supported by the White House failed to garner sufficient support and now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a full repeal of Obamacare, which three Republican senators have already said they oppose.

While Republicans control the White House, Senate, and House of Representatives, Sanders said that the failure of the recent repeal bill rests on the Democrats’ shoulders.

“They’re responsible for passing Obamacare. They’re responsible for creating the mess that we’re in. They’re responsible for being unwilling to work with Republicans in any capacity to help fix a system they know is completely flawed and have publicly said so,” Sanders stated at Tuesday’s press briefing.

A reporter at the briefing brought up a previous tweet of Trump’s where he wrote, “Leadership: Whatever happens, you’re responsible. If it doesn’t happen, you’re responsible.”

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