Lifezette by Jim Stinson --
Debate over a plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act seemed
to have GOP lawmakers increasingly frazzled Tuesday, even as the White
House stepped up a charm offensive and rumors of a compromise package
percolated across Capitol Hill.
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) avoided reporters who greeted
him as he made his way from his office building to the Senate floor late
Earlier in the day, Cotton told radio talk-show host Hugh
Hewitt that House Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan for a “three-step” process to
repeal Obamacare was political fantasy.
“Hugh, there is no three-phase process. There is no
three-step plan,” Cotton said. “That is just political talk. It’s just
politicians engaging in spin.”