US President Donald Trump has called on Republicans in the Senate to make good on a years-old campaign promise by passing the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill.
Trump, who is in France attending Bastille Day celebrations with French President Emmanuel Macron, made the remarks in a series of early Friday morning tweets.
He said, “Republican Senators must come through as they promised,” urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take responsibility for the bill’s passage.
“Republicans Senators are working hard to get their failed Obamacare replacement approved. I will be at my desk, pen in hand!” Trump wrote. “So impt Rep Senators, under leadership of @SenateMajLdr McConnell get healthcare plan approved. After 7yrs of O’Care disaster, must happen!”
The Republican bill is aimed at fulfilling Trump’s pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, the signature health insurance achievement of former President Barack Obama….