For eight years, Republicans have been talking about scrapping Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform ‘Obamacare’ but, um, none of them bothered to come up with a viable alternative. Whoops.
Fast-forward, and now they’re in the White House but still can’t agree on the terms of the new bill. Governing is tough, who knew?
On Thursday, a bunch of them gathered behind closed doors to discuss whether they ought to repeal the law which says 10 “essential health benefits” have to be covered in plans sold by insurers—these include pregnancy, maternity and newborn care.
Here they are mulling it over:
Vice President Mike Pence shared the above photo of the session, which was attended by President Donald Trump and Republican members of the House Freedom Caucus.
As a couple of people noted, something was missing from the picture…but WHAT?!!