Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threw cold-water on President Trump’s renewed calls to overhaul the nation’s failing medical system Tuesday; telling reporters the GOP Senate is not interested in totally repealing and replacing Obamacare.
“We had a good conversation yesterday afternoon and I pointed out to him the Senate Republicans’ view on dealing with comprehensive health care reform with a Democratic House of Representatives,” McConnell told journalists Tuesday.
“I made clear to him that we were not going to be doing that in the Senate,” McConnell told the Commander-in-Chief. “He did say, as he later tweeted, that he accepted that and he would be developing a plan that he would take to the American people during the 2020 campaign.”
“The best-laid plans and best of intentions with regard to an overhaul of the health care system in this country run into the wall of reality that it’s going to be very hard to get a Democrat House and a Republican Senate to agree on something,” added Senate Republican Whip John Thune.
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