Donald Trump Takes Veiled Shot at John McCain for Voting Against Obamacare Repeal

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President Donald Trump took a veiled shot at Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) — without mentioning his name — at a rally in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday night, hitting the longtime lawmaker for voting against repealing Obamacare.

Trump said:

Then, of course, repeal and replace Obamacare. We had it done, folks. It was done. Then early in the morning, somebody turned their hand in the wrong direction. That cost our country a lot. That was a very, very terrible thing that happened that night. That was a very terrible thing that cost our country $1 trillion in entitlement saving that nobody would have known. It would have given us a good healthcare plan, and that cost us a lot. Nobody knew that was going to happen because we had it done. Repeal and replace! And the person who voted that way not only talked repeal and replace; he campaigned on it.

In the past year, McCain famously voted twice to save Obamacare, first in July and then against the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal effort in September.


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