Trump Digs At McCain For Obamacare Vote During Right To Try Bill Signing

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President Donald Trump once again knocked Sen. John McCain for his vote against repealing Obamacare, this time while signing a “Right to Try” bill.


Trump was signing a bill opening up experimental treatments to terminally ill patients when he told the audience that Republicans would be revisiting health care policy soon. The president applauded the repeal the Obamacare individual mandate through tax reform, but not-so-slyly blamed “somebody” for the failure to entirely repeal Obamacare.

McCain was the deciding “no” vote when the Senate voted on whether or not to repeal Obamacare back in July. (RELATED: Thanks To McCain, No One Is Blaming McConnell For Health Care Failure) 

“For the most part, we will have gotten rid of the majority of Obamacare,” Trump said of his plans for health care reform over the next several weeks. “Could have had it done easier but somebody decided not to vote for us. It’s one of those things.”

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