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Hullabaloo


Wednesday, April 05, 2017

 
He breaks it he owns it

by digby



Trump has blamed other people for his failures his whole life and he is sure that he'll be able to blame any failures on health care on the Democrats. But most Americans aren't that stupid:


When you have total control of the government people believe you have the means to make things happen. If he were the leader he says he is,he should be able to get his GOP in line to fix whatever problems exist. There are plenty of

Poll highlights:


The latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, conducted the week after House Republicans pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) from a vote, finds about two-thirds of the public (64 percent) says it is a “good thing” that Congress did not pass the bill. Majorities of Democrats (87 percent) and independents (63 percent) say it is a “good thing” the bill didn’t pass, compared to about half of Republicans (54 percent) who view it as a “bad thing.” For those who say Congress not passing the bill is a good thing, similar shares feel this way because they do not want the 2010 health care law repealed (31 percent, overall) as feel this way because while they support repeal efforts they had concerns about the AHCA (29 percent, overall).

The public spreads blame for the bill not passing across the board, with one-third saying Republicans in Congress are most to blame, along with about three in ten who say President Trump (28 percent) and about one-fourth who say Democrats in Congress (24 percent) are most to blame. When asked specifically about Republicans in Congress, the public spreads blame about equally across House Speaker Paul Ryan (27 percent) and the conservative Freedom Caucus (27 percent), with slightly fewer blaming moderate Republicans (22 percent). While about half of the public (55 percent) say the AHCA did not pass because it went too far in cutting existing programs, views vary by party, with majorities of Democrats (74 percent) and independents (57 percent) saying it didn’t pass because it went too far in cutting existing programs, compared to six in ten Republicans (58 percent) who say the AHCA did not pass mainly because it didn’t go far enough to end Obamacare.

Despite divided views towards the 2010 health law, three-fourths of the public think President Trump and his administration should do what they can to make the current health care law work – including a majority of Democrats and independents and half (51 percent) of Republicans. Large shares of Democrats (80 percent) and independents (65 percent), and one-third of Republicans (34 percent), also say that because President Trump and Republicans in Congress are in control of the government, they are now responsible for any problems with the ACA moving forward.
In addition, the public is increasingly wary of President Trump’s ability to deliver on his campaign promise of less expensive and better health care for all Americans – 37 percent say they are confident that President Trump will be able to deliver on this campaign promise, down from 47 percent three months ago.

There are divides among Republicans on who they blame for Congress not passing the AHCA as well as the next steps for President Trump and his administration. Compared to moderate and liberal Republicans, conservative Republicans are slightly more likely to place the blame for the AHCA not passing on House Speaker Paul Ryan and to say President Trump’s administration should do what they can to make the current health care law fail so they can replace it later.
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