Whether Ryan manages to hold on or not, the health-care debacle unmasked him as lacking both the intellectual and political heft to ride herd on a divided Republican Party in Congress. AHCA was also not the bill that Republicans had promised for seven years. "The one that had to be pulled to prevent the embarrassment of not having enough votes to pass".
Pirro ended her rant by saying, "I want to be clear: this is not on President Trump".
"We think there's some sort of collusion or conspiracy with Trump and Fox News", CNN reporter Dylan Byers told Stelter, "but the truth is I think you're right - he's just watching, he's just responding".
Ryan and his crony in the White House, Health Secretary Tom Price, deserve special blame for being clueless ideologues with no sense of how badly their ideas would bomb with the public.
Pirro said she has "not spoken with the president about any of this", and that Trump is handling the defeat "with dignity". "Nobody expected a businessman to understand the nuances of Washington", she added.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus denied Sunday morning that the administration coordinated with Pirro before she called for Ryan's resignation.
With all the charm of a paid Instagram ad for flat tummy tea, the President plugged a weekly Fox News show, Justice with Judge Jeanine, scheduled to air in just over 10 hours.
"We learned a lot about loyalty", Trump said after the bill was withdrawn Friday.
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And so giveaways are a concern for Gonzaga, especially considering they had 13 of them in a win over Northwestern on Saturday. First, this is going to be an up-tempo game - and no one plays that style better or more efficiently than UCLA.
The Republicans are more afraid of the media than they are of you the voter.
Vice President Mike Pence, speaking at a rally in West Virginia Saturday said that "with 100 percent of House Democrats - every single one - and a handful of Republicans actually standing in the way of President Trump's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, we're back to the drawing board", according to Yahoo News.
Earlier Sunday, Trump attacked conservative lawmakers on Twitter for the failure of the bill.
"I think that it is time for him to go like it was time for [former Speaker John] Boehner to go like it was time for [former Speaker Nancy] Pelosi to go", Bova told Breitbart News Saturday.
Ryan - whom Paul Krugman correctly labeled "flimflam" man back when the Wisconsin congressman was just a lowly backbencher on the make - is now damaged beyond fix as leader of the House.
They say we get the leadership we deserve.
The meeting comes days after GOP leaders agreed to shelve the first major legislative initiative of Trump's presidency, the American Health Care Act, after it ran into fierce resistance from rank-and-file Republicans.
In each of those states, including especially razor thin margins over Clinton in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, it was the Trumpocrats who delivered the win-and the White House-to President Trump. Priebus claimed that the tweet was "more coincidental".