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CNN’s Dana Bash Grills Paul Ryan: How Do You Tell Your Constituents You ‘Can’t Figure It Out’?

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During Speaker of the House Paul Ryan‘s press conference today after he pulled the American Health Care Act from getting voted on in the House, CNN correspondent Dana Bash asked the GOP leader a very pointed question.

“Mr. Speaker, you all swept the House, won the majority with a promise to repeal Obamacare,” she stated. “The majority in the Senate with the promise to repeal Obamacare. The White House with the promise to repeal Obamacare.

Bash continued, “How do you go home to your constituents and send all of your members home to their constituents saying, you know what, it’s not even 100 days into the administration, sorry, folks, we just can’t figure it out?”

Ryan acknowledged that it was a “good question” but that he didn’t have a good answer for her. He went on to say Obamacare was “collapsing” before moving onto another question.

Watch the clip above, via CNN.

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