Obama, Pence Visit Capitol as Obamacare Repeal Fight Begins – Joe Walsh

Obama, Pence Visit Capitol as Obamacare Repeal Fight Begins



Obamacare is broken, it’s a failure. Republicans have nothing to do with that fact.

Donald Trump warned congressional Republicans on Wednesday against letting Democrats dodge blame for problems with President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, even as the GOP-led Congress takes initial steps toward dismantling the law.

“Massive increases of ObamaCare will take place this year and Dems are to blame for the mess,” the president-elect said in three tweets, using the statute’s nickname. “It will fall of its own weight — be careful!”

Trump’s advice came as Obama was meeting with congressional Democrats at the Capitol to discuss how to combat the Republican drive to repeal much of his health care overhaul.

Vice President-elect Mike Pence was meeting separately with House Republicans to discuss the best way to send Obama’s cherished law to its graveyard and eventually rally behind legislation to replace it. He planned to have lunch with GOP senators.

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