REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN: TRUMPCARE FAILED BECAUSE OF PRESIDENT OBAMA

Talking Points Memo: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) on Thursday declined to place the blame for Republicans’ potential failure to coalesce around a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on anyone in his party.

Instead, he pinned Republicans’ internal divisions over the repeal effort on former President Barack Obama.

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“If this fails, who’s to blame? You’re not going to blame yourself. Are you going to blame the House Speaker or are you going to blame President Trump?”” CNN’s Kate Bolduan asked Brooks.

“I’m not going to blame anybody,” Brooks responded. “If this legislation does fail, it fails because of the position we were put in by Obamacare in the first instance. And Obamacare is failing– ”

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