Who knows what will come from the Washington sausage factory known as Obamacare Repeal and Replace? A lot of people don’t like Paul Ryan and company’s first try. They say it’s the wurst (pun intended). From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:
As discussed earlier, the Obamacare repeal and replace effort, derisively called by some either “Obamacare Lite”, “RyanCare”, “ObamaCare 2.0″, and even Trumpcare”. is running into major hurdles as prominent consevative groups threaten to derail Trump’s broader economic agenda.
While The Trump administration on Tuesday formally backed the House GOP’s plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, early hurdles emerged after tea partiers Rand Paul and Mike Lee both said that the proposed plan will not pass because it is too similar to the original healthcare law, while GOP senator Roy Blunt said that the plan as it stands may not be able to get the support needed to pass the Senate. “What I don’t like is, it may not be a plan that gets a majority votes and let’s us move on. Because, we can’t stay where we are with the plan we’ve got now,” Blunt said on KMBZ, as first reported by CNN.
The two are just the tip of the iceberg.
As The Hill writes, outside conservative groups on Tuesday blasted House Republicans’ newly unveiled healthcare proposal, saying it doesn’t live up to the GOP’s promise of fully repealing ObamaCare. Here are some of the more prominent objectors:
The Club for Growth dubbed the proposal “RyanCare” and threatened to record names of Republicans who vote for the bill unless it includes significant changes.
To continue reading: “It’s A Train Wreck”: Conservative Groups Revolt Against GOP Healthcare Plan