Murphy: If ObamaCare dies, Trump is 'sole executioner'

Murphy: If ObamaCare dies, Trump is 'sole executioner'

Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden: Focus on vaccine, virus, travel Tensions running high after gun incident near House floor Democrats float 14th Amendment to bar Trump from office MORE (D-Conn.) says President Trump will be the “sole executioner” of the Affordable Care Act if the healthcare bill is killed.

“ACA was on pace for record sign ups on Inauguration Day. Trump then ordered his agencies to kill it. If it dies, he is the sole executioner,” Murphy tweeted Tuesday. 

Murphy was responding to Trump saying that he will “let ObamaCare fail” after GOP senators withdrew the party’s bill dismantling the law.


“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,” Trump told reporters Tuesday. “We'll let ObamaCare fail and then the Democrats are going to come to us.”

Murphy has been a frequent critic of Trump and the bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellHumanist Report host criticizes 'conservative Democrats:' They 'hold more power' than progressives Dobbs: Republicans lost in 2020 because they 'forgot who was the true leader' Biden's Cabinet gradually confirmed by Senate MORE (R-Ky.) on Tuesday said he will try to bring a bill to just repeal ObamaCare to the Senate floor even after three GOP senators said they would vote against the measure, effectively killing it.