Democrats have wanted a single payer system from the start, but they don't have the power to pull it off.
The elderly, the healthcare providers and the medical profession are the drivers of the legislation, and they don't want single payer either, since they have already seen what has happened to Medicare coverage.
All forums have a certain shelf life. There is only so long that the debate over Ford/ Chevy, Vex/Marcin. Eskimo/ Strike master, Ice Castle / Yeti can keep your attention. After a while most just slip away. New people are using social apps more that the old forum formats and that is that. The only thing saving silly town is that politics is the gift that keeps on giving.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is among GOP leaders saying Republicans and Democrats now need to work together on a fix.
Over the weekend, Rep. Betty McCollum and Sen. Al Franken – both Democrats — said they agreed with Graham.
“That is what we need to do,” Franken said on WCCO Sunday Morning. “Speaker Ryan said at the end of this process that the Affordable Care Act is the the law of the land. We need to address what’s wrong with the Affordable Care act, what isn’t working.”
Immediately after pulling the bill, Trump said he would be willing to work with Democrats on health care.
Too big to fail.....deja vu