GOP Rep.: House Freedom Caucus ‘Just Single-Handedly Saved Obamacare’

 

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Following the decision to pull the American Health Care Act from the House floor, one Republican congressman tweeted some criticism of fellow Republicans:

If you’ve been closely following the drama on Capitol Hill, you know that the AHCA faced fierce resistance from the House Freedom Caucus, to the point where Trump himself called them out on Twitter this morning:

(Trump said after the bill was pulled that he’s not angry at the Freedom Caucus, just disappointed.)

It wasn’t just Freedom Caucus members that opposed the bill, but Kinzinger was not alone in his assessment. Fox News’ Brit Hume had words of criticism for the caucus as well:

Congressman Jim Jordan, one of the Republicans in the House Freedom Caucus, tweeted out the following after the bill was pulled:

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