Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Tensions Reach New High Between Trump, GOP
At The Hill | by Alexander Bolton
Tensions are bubbling over between President Trump and Senate Republicans.
White House officials are blaming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTensions reach new high between Trump, GOPHealthcare debacle raises pressure for GOP on taxesGOP frets over stalled agendaMORE (R-Ky.) for getting stuffed at the goal line on ObamaCare repeal-and-replace legislation, while GOP senators say Trump failed to provide any meaningful political momentum for the prized measure.
“He was of no help,” grumbled one GOP senator, who doubted that Trump would have done much to defend lawmakers from political attacks if the bill passed.
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