Trump attacks news media over ObamaCare repeal coverage

President Trump attacked the news media Friday night on Twitter over perceived negative coverage of the House GOP's passage of legislation aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare.

"Wow,the Fake News media did everything in its power to make the Republican Healthcare victory look as bad as possible," Trump tweeted. He also predicted the Republican plan would be "far better" than the Affordable Care Act.


In a second tweet, Trump questioned why the news media "rarely reports" that ObamaCare "is on its last legs and that insurance companies are fleeing for their lives?"

"It's dead!" Trump declared, reiterating a longstanding position. 

Trump also pointed to Friday's jobs report as another sign of his administration's success.

Republicans have acknowledged a difficult path forward in the Senate as the party pushes for legislation replacing former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHearing for Twitter hack suspect Zoom-bombed by porn, rap music Read: Sally Yates testimony Michelle Obama says she is managing 'low-grade depression' MORE's signature healthcare law.

The House on Thursday narrowly passed a bill aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare along a party-line vote, though Senate Republicans have criticized elements of the legislation and have vowed big changes.