Republican lawmakers wave the white flag yet again on health care

Zoe Griffin | Contributing Writer The GOP’s latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has not fared well with Republican lawmakers. The goal of Republican lawmakers was to meet the Oct. 1 deadline of passing the American Health Care Act before the current fiscal year ended, but they were unsuccessful yet again. Now that the deadline passed, the bill can’t be passed with a simple majority. It now requires the cooperation of the Democratic Party. On Jan. 10, just days before President Trump’s inauguration, he told The New York Times that Republicans would have Obamacare … Continue reading Republican lawmakers wave the white flag yet again on health care