The hypocrisy of the Republican Party never ceases to amaze me. But now, they are proving that they are possibly the worst human beings on the planet.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is exploring options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill. But he’s confronting a growing chorus of GOP detractors. And there’s deepening uncertainty over whether the party can resuscitate its bedrock promise to repeal President Barack Obama’s overhaul. A day after McConnell unexpectedly abandoned plans to whisk the measure through his chamber this week because he lacked the votes, fresh GOP critics popped forward.
Since McConnell postponed a vote on the Republican health care bill this week because he lacked the votes, the GOP is literally bribing certain Senators to receive their votes, and good ole’ McConnell is the ring leader of them all. He’s got a couple hundred billion dollars to play with and he’s trying to buy off moderate Republican senators with money to fight Opioid addiction and to help out vulnerable constituents affected by the new health care plan according to White House sources.
President Donald Trump says getting approval of a Senate health care bill will be “very tough.” But he predicts that Republicans will at least “get very close” and may “get it over the line.”
Speaking at the White House Wednesday, Trump said his meeting with most of the Republican senators Tuesday was “tremendous” as explained by the ABC News.
The only reason Trump and the swamp had such a great meeting is because they are giving senators a way to launder money to support their ridiculous legislation.
For example, On Tuesday night the Vice President hosted a small group of very conservative senators for dinner at his residence. Mike Lee, Pat Toomey, Tom Cotton, and Ben Sasse were there. A source familiar with the dinner why Toomey was there given he supported the bill, and the source said it was wise to bring together colleagues of a similar ideological persuasion who’d come to different conclusions about the health bill, as explained by Axios– a media outlet who generally supports Donald Trump.
The most comical part is that when Democrats tried to pull this stunt, Republicans publicly slammed it.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) offered the $100 million in Medicaid funding, also known as the “Cornhusker Kickback,” to Nelson to help win him over* as the 60th vote on the Senate’s healthcare reform bill last December–Republicans were beyond pissed, but guess what, that idea resurfaced.
The GOP is proving once again that they are desperate for votes because they know an unpopular president will never be able to pass an unpopular bill.
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