City Controller Scott Stringer said Trump’s plan, as proposed during his campaign, would lower taxes for millionaires by an average of $113,000, while nearly half of single parents with children would pay more.
Jimmy Fallon introduced a new board game for POTUS on Tuesday night’s “Tonight Show” that allows players to pass the buck.
It was one of the most shocking moments I’ve ever seen in Congress. I was watching live when the debate on the floor of the House was suddenly halted and they went to recess. Minutes later, Paul Ryan held a press conference and announced that “Obamacare is the law of the land.”
Friday’s collapse of the Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare was the first real mutiny — orchestrated by the GOP gobs who should have been allied with the captain.
The commander-in-chief’s populist claim comes a day after Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the American Health Care Act from Congress when it became clear he didn’t have the votes for it to pass.
Only problem was, GOP representatives didn’t repeal Obamacare — and are most likely not going to anytime soon.
Word of the decision came shortly after a scheduled 3:30 p.m. vote on the proposed Republican alternative to the health care plan that President Trump had vowed to dismantled on “day one” in office.
Despite President’s ultimatum,”Trumpcare” may be dead on arrival, with House lawmakers and aides saying Friday afternoon that it does not have the votes to pass legislature’s lower body.
The President’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, told an all-member Republican conference Thursday night that, should the American Health Care Act not pass on Friday, Trump would shift focus and leave Obamacare in place for the foreseeable future.
Trump reportedly fumed to his associates that he should have instead focused on rolling out tax cuts, which would presumably have been warmly welcomed among all factions of the Republican Party.