Rumors of Candidates for 2020 Begin

Several members in the Republican party have begun strategizing for a possible campaign for the presidential elections in 2020. Many within the party believe Trump will not seek reelection due to his abysmal approval ratings and chaos within the West Wing. “They [Donors] see weakness in this president,” said Senator John McCain (R-AZ). A candidate in the 2016 election, Governor John Kasich, has refused to … Continue reading Rumors of Candidates for 2020 Begin

Trump and McConnell Lose Healthcare Fight

In the early hours of Friday morning, three Republicans and all Democrats rejected the “skinny repeal” bill which effectively ended the Republicans chance of repealing Obamacare. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), recently diagnosed with brain cancer, cast the deciding vote and ended Trump’s hopes of passing healthcare legislation. A recent Congressional Budget Office report suggested that the “skinny repeal” bill would have increased the number of … Continue reading Trump and McConnell Lose Healthcare Fight

Senate Rejects Measure to Repeal Much of ACA

0 for 2. The Senate rejected a measure that would have repealed Obamacare and institute a two-year delay for lawmakers to develop a substitute, indicating that Republicans can only make modest changes to the current law. Moderate Republicans instead of hard-line conservatives were those against the measure to repeal Obamacare outright including John McCain (R-AZ) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN). McConnell’s final chance at passing Republican … Continue reading Senate Rejects Measure to Repeal Much of ACA