Krauthammer: ‘Congress Has Been a Complete Bust,’ ‘A Huge Disappointment’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that Congress has been a “bust” during the first 200 days of the Trump administration.

Krauthammer said that there have been achievements such as the successful appointment of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and deregulation, and these are “mostly presidential achievements.”

He continued, “The fact is that the Congress has been a complete bust, and that, I think is a huge disappointment. Here they are, they’ve been saying for seven years, give us control, give us the signature in the White House, we will do great things. And on the great things, they did nothing. The Obamacare repeal was an epic fail. They had seven years to work it out, and for some of the senators, it was a matter of bad faith. When they had a vote to repeal, knowing that Obama wouldn’t sign, they voted to repeal. When they had the same vote to repeal, knowing that President Trump would sign, they voted the other way. That, I think, is going to be a big millstone around the neck of the Congress for a very long time.”

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