We’ll see how dead it is. It deserves to die. The individual mandate needs to die. But will the entire program die, totally? Congress does not have a good track record when it comes to repealing large pieces of legislation.
This morning President Trump hosted a brief media appearance in the oval office, along with a group of conservative lawmakers, to, among other things, declare his “100% support” for the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan. During the discussion, Trump indicated that concessions had been made to the GOP’s legislation to attract the support of several conservative lawmakers and guarantee the bill’s passage when it come up for a vote in the House. And, in a not so surprising twist, Trump also took a couple of shots at the media.