Thursday, March 23, 2017

Today the House chooses between 3 Rs vs. 3 Ts.

The 3 Rs being Ryan’s Repeal and Replace, and the 3 Ts being Trump’s Terrible Tantrums.

In the Wednesday Evening Briefing the NY Times observes “House Republicans face an excruciating choice tomorrow today.”

A yea vote on the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act risks havoc for voters in their districts. Voting nay risks the vengeance of the president.

Chris Cillizza at the Washington Post speculates about Trump’s tantrums if the Ryan un-health care bill fails today: Donald Trump is going to be livid if his health-care bill fails in the House.

We’re keeping tabs on the expected votes here.

Among those House Republicans expected to vote for the Ryan bill is our own CD2 Martha McSally who has opted for the “havoc for voters in [her] district”. I would remind her that many of her constituents stand to be harmed by that bill. Not surprisingly, AZBlueMeanie says a lot more in Rep. Martha McSally will vote to take health care away from thousands of her constituents.

If the bill goes to the Senate, negotiations could last months.

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