Trump promised to repeal & replace Obamacare with "something cheaper & better that covers everyone." Why did he fail so badly?

Trump's most consequential campaign promise, replacing Obamacare, was supposed to happen in the first 100 days, yet he never even released a PLAN for the replacement. No, the famous McCain vote was against repeal WITHOUT replacement.


@888: The "obstructionists" didn't block him from coming up with a plan.  Lack of a plan is the biggest part of his failure.  Since republicans controlled the House the Senate & the presidency, there was no impediment to issuing a plan.

Update 2:

@kitty: WRONG!!!  Obamacare was signed into law March 23, 2010.  If you start with erroneous "facts" it's not surprising you reach erroneous conclusions.

Update 3:

@not: Obama reduced unemployment from a Bush high 10% down to 4.5%. Trump has pushed unemployment back up to 8.7%  Obama also cut deficits from a Bush high $1.4 trillion down to $585 billion; Trump doubled those deficits BEFORE the pandemic.

Update 4:

@rap: please explain!?  It's a law like any other law - passed by an act of Congress and can be repealed the same way.  The only thing that makes a law difficult to repeal is when people really LIKE the law!  The truth of the matter is the majority of citizens found the preferred Obamacare.

Update 5:

Alas alas @rap.  When challenged to defend his comment, @tap realized it was indefensible and deleted it.

5 Answers

  • Bill
    Lv 4
    1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    Because he is full of orange shyt

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    That was never the Republican plan.  They have never carred about the poor.

  • not
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yea he is failing just like Obama. Tough thing taking down an empire that makes so many people rich. Surely that is why the Democratic party dislikes Sanders, he would burn them all to get single payer thru. 

    Elwood, absolute rambling, get a hold of yourself! Healthcare, Obamacare, trumpcare. Your response to my answer has a subject matter completely different than the question or my answer. Let's try to stay on subject. You can ask a brand new question for whatever else you'd like help with. There is an ask question button. Click that and follow the steps.

  • 1 month ago

    He has been a little too busy dealing with clowns and obstionists do all that he promised . Like all Good Presidents he needs a second term. 

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  • 1 month ago

    Owebama wasn't able to push through his turd of a health care until his second term.  Trump wants a good health care system for US Citizens.

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