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We Wholeheartedly Endorse This Tweet from President Trump

Republicans across the board have promised for at least seven years to “repeal” Obamacare if only voters would put them in power. American voters responded by giving them control of both houses of Congress as well as the presidency.

They passed dozens of Obamacare repeal bills (54 to be exact), knowing that Obama would veto them. They were show votes done at the same time they refused to defund Obamacare, something they had the power to do. Just as Obamacare was a fraud based on lies, the Republicans efforts to repeal Obamacare have been equally fraudulent.

But now that they have the presidency, they can’t blame Obama anymore.

While not being a fan of some of President Trump’s more ridiculous tweets that are unnecessary and don’t serve him well, this is the type of tweeting that the president should be doing. On Friday, Trump tweeted that if Republicans in the Senate can’t pass their healthcare bill, they should go straight for a full repeal:

It’s great to see this and it should have been pushed from the beginning. The problem with Republicans is that they still want big government, they just want to be the ones in charge of running it, which is why, collectively, with the exception of a handful of senators like Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Rand Paul, a full and complete repeal of Obamacare like they passed during the Obama years, hasn’t been a top priority by RINO leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell.

Congressman Dave Brat, a member of the House Freedom Caucus and a champion of free markets, reminded us that a full repeal of Obamacare was proposed by the Freedom Caucus in January. Brat used the hashtag #DrainTheSwamp for emphasis:

Obamacare should be repealed and replaced with nothing regarding the federal government, which has ruined the healthcare market. Give free markets a chance. It’s what works in every other industry and it would work in healthcare too if given the opportunity.

We wholeheartedly endorse President Trump’s tweet and we hope he’s serious. Forget about “replace.” Just repeal.

About the Author

Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.

 

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