Late Thursday night, Senator John McCain kills the Obamacare repeal. He flew in to DC and not only did he kill the repeal of Obamacare, but he also lectured Americans.
Let's not forget that Senator John McCain was given a hero's welcome when he returned. He is battling cancer and was treated like an absolute hero upon his return. Little did the people cheering him know what McCain has in response this week.
Here is Senator McCain getting a standing ovation upon his return.
After McCain screwed the GOP, let's look at some of the facts. Senator John McCain does not have Obamacare. He actually has a special plan designated for senators and lawmakers. Arizona premiums have doubled since Obamacare was put in place. Senator McCain does not have to worry about that due to his special plan.
On Thursday night, Senator John McCain along with two other Republicans and 48 Democrats killed the Obamacare repeal.
Here is the statement from Senator John McCain:
U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today on voting “no” on the so-called “skinny repeal” of Obamacare:
“From the beginning, I have believed that Obamacare should be repealed and replaced with a solution that increases competition, lowers costs, and improves care for the American people. The so-called ‘skinny repeal’ amendment the Senate voted on today would not accomplish those goals. While the amendment would have repealed some of Obamacare’s most burdensome regulations, it offered no replacement to actually reform our health care system and deliver affordable, quality health care to our citizens. The Speaker’s statement that the House would be ‘willing’ to go to conference does not ease my concern that this shell of a bill could be taken up and passed at any time.
“I’ve stated time and time again that one of the major failures of Obamacare was that it was rammed through Congress by Democrats on a strict-party line basis without a single Republican vote. We should not make the mistakes of the past that has led to Obamacare’s collapse, including in my home state of Arizona where premiums are skyrocketing and health care providers are fleeing the marketplace. We must now return to the correct way of legislating and send the bill back to committee, hold hearings, receive input from both sides of aisle, heed the recommendations of nation’s governors, and produce a bill that finally delivers affordable health care for the American people. We must do the hard work our citizens expect of us and deserve.”
Remember all of the times when Senator John McCain claimed he would fight against Obamacare? Last September he went off on Democrats about how much of a failure Obamacare is. Watch the video.
Senator John McCain is a snake in the grass.