Trump: Republicans 'never discuss how good their healthcare bill is'

Trump: Republicans 'never discuss how good their healthcare bill is'

President Trump on Wednesday praised Senate Republicans' healthcare plan and said it will only improve.

He also blasted ObamaCare, tweeting that the healthcare legislation is dying.

"The Republicans never discuss how good their healthcare bill is, & it will get even better at lunchtime," Trump tweeted Wednesday.

"The Dems scream death as OCare dies!"

Trump confirmed last month that he referred to the Senate GOP's healthcare bill as "mean" and suggested it lacks "heart."


Trump is scheduled Wednesday to host Republican senators at the White House for lunch to discuss a plan forward after the collapse of their healthcare plan.

The lunch is expected to cover healthcare and other agenda items.

The Senate Republicans' healthcare bill foundered earlier this week after multiple GOP senators came out against the proposal.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP political operatives indicted over illegal campaign contribution from Russian national in 2016 McConnell privately urged GOP senators to oppose debt ceiling hike On The Money — Dems dare GOP to vote for shutdown, default MORE (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that Republicans would look to move forward with their plan to repeal ObamaCare, even as the repeal-only plan has already faced opposition by some members of his conference.

In an earlier tweet Wednesday, Trump said Republican senators "MUST keep their promise to America" regarding healthcare.

He previously blamed the collapse of the GOP healthcare plan on "Democrats and a few Republicans" and vowed to "return."

Trump has also floated the idea of allowing ObamaCare to collapse on its own.

“I think we're probably in that position where we'll let ObamaCare fail,” Trump said Tuesday.
“We're not going to own it. I'm not going to own it. I can tell you the Republicans are not going to own it. We'll let ObamaCare fail and then the Democrats are going to come to us."