On both sides of the aisle, there’s plenty of blame-shifting, finger-pointing, wishful-thinking, and gloating to go around. Here’s a sample from Twitter.
On the GOP’s self-sabotage and hypocrisy:
This is not about true conservatives letting the perfect be the enemy of the good. It is about the GOP lying openly for seven years.
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) July 18, 2017
At least the wall is under construction, Iran is under control, and our taxes are lower.
— David French (@DavidAFrench) July 18, 2017
Everything changed when repeal was guaranteed to get signed into law, rather than just a symbolic vote https://t.co/AXVbDCa3ng
— Rich Lowry (@RichLowry) July 18, 2017
— Byron York (@ByronYork) July 18, 2017
Vote GOP, the party that will repeal Obamacare as long as Obama is there to veto.
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) July 18, 2017
The spinelessness is campaigning for seven years on repeal and never once holding a repeal vote with the chips actually on the table. https://t.co/J62ceHtQSv
— Josh Hammer (@josh_hammer) July 18, 2017
Senators on both sides…this is the killing blow:
— Jerry Moran (@JerryMoran) July 18, 2017
The American people and @realdonaldtrump deserve a real repeal bill. We'll keep fighting until we get one.
— Mike Lee (@SenMikeLee) July 18, 2017
— Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) July 18, 2017
Sen. Rand Paul was always against it.
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) July 18, 2017
During the whole health care debate, Maine’s Sen. Susan Collins did this:
— Cyndi Lauper (@cyndilauper) July 15, 2017
Minority Leader Schumer gloated.
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) July 18, 2017
President Trump just wants to look good. As long as they do something.
Republicans should just REPEAL failing ObamaCare now & work on a new Healthcare Plan that will start from a clean slate. Dems will join in!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 18, 2017
VP Pence: “what he said.”
— Vice President Pence (@VP) July 18, 2017