‘America is too good for you to lead it’
‘We can take care of Texas … and you can raise the debt ceiling’
‘Harsh penalties do not deter people’
‘Unintended consequence of a complex idea’
‘Looks more like a Ronald Reagan budget than a Bush budget’
‘Republican leadership has been squeamish on this’
‘Take some time to reassess and reflect’
‘The legislation requires the U.S. Secretary of Labor to conduct a thorough economic analysis’
‘It’s unfortunate to see lawmakers sneak these provisions through’
And even Democrats hate it
Boehner’s resignation has not come out of the blue.
‘We were stunned by the amount of teachers that came out’
‘There’s just a lot of Bush fatigue’
A must see interview
‘The trust of the American people…cannot be regained with legislation that achieves only modest changes’
The Republican Party needs politicians with his intimate understanding of Obamacare’s harm, and how to fix it.
Hint: It’s spelled G-O-P
Activists pushing back
The only concession Dems will be willing to make is that Obamacare failed because it didn’t go far enough.
The Vitter Amendment would have been a decent fig leaf.