Trump blames Democrats for Obamacare defeat

 US President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for a humiliating defeat in the GOP-dominated Congress after Republicans were forced to pull the Obamacare replacement bill.

In a setback for US President Donald Trump, his proposed healthcare bill to replace Obamacare has been pulled off the House floor in an embarrassing blow early in his term. This came after House Republicans failed to achieve a consensus on the replacement bill.

House Speaker Paul Ryan voiced his disappointment at the collapse of healthcare bill while democrats hailed it as a victory.

Trump, however, on Friday blamed Democrats for the failure.

“We were very close, it was a very tight margin. We had no Democrat support, no votes from the Democrats,” Trump said in the Oval Office.

“I think the losers are Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer because now they own Obamacare,” he added, referring to the House and Senate Democratic leaders.

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