‘The Laziest, Most Ignorant President in History’: Lawrence O’Donnell Rips Trump for Quitting on AHCA
In the wake of President Donald Trump apparently throwing in the towel on the American Health Care Act as he’s said he’s done negotiating and just wants a vote on it tomorrow before moving on to tax reform, MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell took the president to task for the message he sent to Congress.
“If you are a House Republican and this is a tough vote for you, the president is saying to you on the front page of the New York Times tomorrow,” O’Donnell said. “I quit, and I quit in the Senate. I do not have the patience or the ability to stay focused on this and get it through the Senate, which is much harder than getting it through the House.”
After guest Steven Brill said he agreed with O’Donnell but wanted to point out that he watched Obamacare and it was thought to be dead “at least ten different times,” the MSNBC personality went even harder at Trump.
“This is the laziest, most ignorant president in history,” he exclaimed. “President Obama never once said something like this in the crusade to get that thing passed because he knew how to stay with it and get it passed.”
Watch the clip above, via MSNBC.
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