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Obamacare and the Gutless Wonders of the GOP

David Catron, The American Spectator

The party that ended slavery and successfully championed women’s suffrage, both in the face of violent Democrat opposition, can’t muster the courage to repeal even the worst provisions of the “Affordable Care Act.” This cowardice has now inspired the law’s apologists to openly mock the GOP and President Trump.

Outsiders vs. Insiders: Beyond 100 days, Trump’s main opponent remains The Swamp

President Trump’s post 100-day momentum will be sustained only through conservatives and Republicans working together as a team to generate policies that are popular and effective across the country. If the economy improves, so will Trump’s approval numbers.

C'mon centrists, fish or cut Obamacare

Editors, Washington Examiner

The revelation that so-called "centrists" are bad-faith negotiators could perhaps change the belief that dominates Washington, that centrists monopolize common good sense and the Freedom Caucus is peopled by destroyers. More generally, the Obamacare debate may show some Beltway observers that sitting in the middle doesn't always mean you're "moderate." It sometimes means you simply refuse to take a stand.

Pence takes the lead on Obamacare repeal but GOP still split

W. James Antle III, Washington Examiner

Pence did help get the sides talking again. The vice president joined budget director Mick Mulvaney, a former Freedom Caucus member, and White House chief of staff Reince Priebus at a meeting with conservative legislators Monday night, sparking optimism that the repeal of additional Obamacare regulations might be on the table.