During last year’s campaign, he said, “I alone can fix it.”
“Nobody knew healthcare could be so complicated,” President Donald Trump declared in February.
In April, Trump admitted he thought being president “would be easier.”
But on Wednesday, with the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in total disarray and essentially kaput, the president suggested he could likely solve the situation over lunch with Republican senators.
Though Trump has never offered any compelling evidence he even understands the policies contained in the various versions of the Trumpcare proposals presented by the House or Senate, those bills have been widely derided by the public and pilloried by voters across the political spectrum. The House version received only 17 percent approval in one poll and a separate survey showed the Senate version as receiving support by just 12 percent.
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