A New Yorker spokesperson tells us: “Late in the conversation, Scaramucci requested that one part be off the record, and we respected that. The rest was on the record. Today (Thursday), Ryan and Scaramucci had another conversation and Scaramucci was clear and agreed that Continue reading "The New Yorker is Sitting on Unreleased Recordings of the Scaramucci Meltdown"
The GOP’s seven year quest to repeal Obamacare finally, FINALLY ended (probably) last night in a dramatic floor vote. With Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski firmly in the no camp, the latest iteration of the effort, the so-called skinny repeal was brought down by a dramatic no vote from Senator John McCain. At about 1:30 a.m. Friday morning, the 80-year-old McCain, recently diagnosed with brain cancer, strolled into the Senate floor, and said simply “no” — along with a thumbs down. The moment evoked gasps in the chamber as a stone-faced Mitch McConnell stood by. McCain then walked off the Senate floor. The moment was captured in a bit of unusually riveting television on C-Span. For McCain, who had been the decisive vote in allowing debate to proceed Continue reading "Watch: The Dramatic Moment John McCain Killed Health Care"
McCain comes to the front, loudly says “NO” then walks off: pic.twitter.com/vsQ1EolKiM— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) July 28, 2017
His tweet pointed out that three GOP Senators, Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and John McCain (R-AZ), joined Senate Democrats in their opposition to the “skinny repeal” bill. Vice President Mike Pence was on the Senate floor trying to keep the party together, particularly the Arizona senator who came back to Washington D.C. just one week after he was diagnosed with brain cancer. In the end, Pence fell short, resulting in a 49-51 vote. This vote was a major blow to the agenda of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, and President Trump, all who’ve campaigned Continue reading "‘Let Obamacare Implode!’ Trump Reacts to Failed ‘Skinny Repeal’ Vote in Senate"
3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down. As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. Watch!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2017