This is the second hit Mr. McConnell has taken from the president in the past 24 hours. On Wednesday afternoon, Mr. Trump criticized Mr. McConnell for saying the president had “excessive expectations” in the health care debate.
The senators failed to reach a simple majority in the Obamacare repeal and replace vote prior to leaving for their scheduled August recess. Three Republican senators, including Sen. John McCain of Arizona who cast an unexpected “no” vote, killed the legislation from moving forward.
Can you believe that Mitch McConnell, who has screamed Repeal & Replace for 7 years, couldn’t get it done. Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2017
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