John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies.
The Republican Party has for the second time in a few months failed in its attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, killing Donald Trump’s last chance to have a legislative victory during his first 100 days as president.
Trump had released an ambitious plan soon after last November’s election, and bragged for months on the campaign trail about how easy it would be to fix the problems in Washington. In an interview with Reuters recently he said, “I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.”
While Trump is struggling with being president, the resistance to his and his party’s agenda has won numerous victories in the first 100 days since the inauguration.