President Trump confirmed Saturday that he’s made recent overtures to Senate Democrats in hope of reaching a well being care deal.
“I referred to as [Senate minority leader] Chuck Schumer yesterday to see if the Dems need to do an incredible HealthCare Invoice,” Trump tweeted at eight:17 am. “ObamaCare is badly damaged, huge premiums. Who is aware of!”
The president’s name signaled his impatience with the gridlocked GOP majorities in Congress, which have failed in a number of makes an attempt to repeal and exchange the Reasonably priced Care Act this yr.
“It exhibits the President can transfer with out hesitation or ideological obstacle to make a cope with the Dems,” a Republican supply informed Axios.
What a brand new well being care deal would include is unclear.
Trump has proven an inclination to go across the GOP majorities in Congress to strike offers with Democrats.
Early in September, he minimize a cope with Schumer and Home Minority Chief Nancy Pelosi to boost the nation’s debt restrict. He additionally promised Schumer and Pelosi he wouldn’t instantly deport 800,000 “Dreamers,” immigrants delivered to the US illegally as youngsters.