‘Somebody’s got a case of the Mondays’: Internet loses it over Trump’s obtuse late-night healthcare tweet
Donald Trump on Monday flexed his grasp of both the legislative process and healthcare system in the United States, suggesting his party simply “REPEAL failing ObamaCare now” and work on a new healthcare plan with Democrats.
The president’s dream is unworkable for many reasons. For starters, Democrats refuse to work on any plan involving a full “repeal” of ObamaCare, which is why Republican leaders have been pushing TrumpCare through the budget reconciliation process. The reconciliation process does not allow for a full repeal of ObamaCare.
has anyone told Trump you can’t pass full Obamacare repeal under budget reconciliation?
— Dylan Scott (@dylanlscott) July 18, 2017
Further, GOP senators have already signaled a full repeal without a replacement will not pass the chamber.
GOP leaders abandoned this approach at beginning of year because it wouldn’t pass Senate – and still won’t. https://t.co/FbUENRxDDr
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) July 18, 2017
Trump’s lack of knowledge set Twitter ablaze on Monday, with Internet users poking fun at the president’s healthcare pipe dream.
Somebody’s got a case of the mondays you guys https://t.co/wFY7v2CLWi
— john r stanton (@dcbigjohn) July 18, 2017
NARRATOR: They wouldn’t, and they won’t. https://t.co/Hq8xG47jI3
— Dan Diamond (@ddiamond) July 18, 2017
Few Trump tweets have so clearly conveyed his lack of understanding of the legislative process and politics. https://t.co/4WHrJSunk7
— Jackie Calmes (@jackiekcalmes) July 18, 2017
Like Blair Witch Project–
“OMG, is this the same bridge?!”
“It can’t be.”
“OMG, we went in a circle!”https://t.co/cZ9HBsUhHk
— Alex Parker (@AlexParkerDC) July 18, 2017
Oh look he got off the fire truck https://t.co/q16UcrXW2Q
— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) July 18, 2017
— Felix Salmon (@felixsalmon) July 18, 2017
“Why does the GOP, the larger party, not simply EAT the Democrats and pass its own healthcare bill???” pic.twitter.com/EoEvR4du0e
— Jordan Baker (@jbaker475) July 18, 2017
GOP Health Care Bill pic.twitter.com/CrtK8bYZMo
— Leonard (@80sreference) July 18, 2017
Plan Z is to return to Plan A. Which doesn’t have 50 votes. So after that? https://t.co/NPxTThKlMI
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) July 18, 2017
The new plan to repeal the ACA without a replacement, explained: pic.twitter.com/dv9vOzDtIh
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) July 18, 2017
You lose your health care and you lose your health care and everyone loses their health care!!!! pic.twitter.com/6mlJkRc4jp
— Emily C. Singer (@CahnEmily) July 18, 2017