New excuse: Republicans didn't expect to have to repeal Obamacare

In a novel way to blame Trump, Pennsylvania senator Patrick Toomey, a Republican, explained why the Senate Republicans are having difficulty repealing Obamacare.  Toomey said: Look, I didn't expect Donald Trump to win. I think most of my colleagues didn't, so we didn't expect to be in this situation. According to Toomey, the Senate Republicans did not expect Trump to win, therefore they did not prepare before the election how to repeal Obamacare.  This means that Toomey and his fellow Republicans were not honest when they promised to repeal Obamacare during the Obama administration.  The House and Senate voted to repeal Obamacare, but it was an empty gesture with Obama as president ready to veto it.  Worse, it was an empty gesture because the Toomey Republicans were not serious.  Simply stated, they promised to repeal but did not prepare to repeal because they did not believe that Trump would win. This is an incredible admission. ...(Read Full Post)