President Trump threw a fit at a press conference after the Senate voted to move forward with debate on health care because no Democrats voted to take people’s health care away.
Trump said, “I’m very happy to announce that with zero of the Democrats’ votes, the motion to proceed on healthcare has just passed, and now we move forward towards truly great healthcare for the American people. I look forward to that. This was a big step. I want to thank Senator John McCain, very brave man. He made a tough trip to get here and vote, so we want to thank Sen. McCain. All of the Republicans who passed it without one Democrat vote. That’s a shame, but that’s the way it is. Very unfortunate.”
John McCain has a brain tumor, and he flew back to D.C. to vote, and the first statement that Trump makes is to whine about how much Democrats don’t love him. Trump sounded like he lost, even though this vote was supposed to be a victory.
Donald Trump really believes that Democrats should be helping him take health care away from 22 million people, and his big takeaway wasn’t that Republicans are moving forward, but to throw a fit and mention twice that Democrats didn’t vote to harm people today.
Democrats got more mentions in Trump’s remarks than McCain because, at the end of the day, it is all about Trump’s endless need to have everyone love him all of the time. Democrats aren’t going to help Trump kill health care, and his tantrum was proof that he is unfit for the presidency.
Jason is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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