Cornyn says they are trying to get doctor approval for McCain to come back tomorrow for healthcare vote (!)
— Burgess Everett (@burgessev) July 24, 2017
They really don’t care. If they can’t be arsed to provide a halfway plausible cover story for whatever pile of manure they’ll present as a bill tomorrow, why should they worry about coming across as second-time-as-farce?
[9 July 2008] – The cancer-stricken Democratic senator Edward Kennedy made a dramatic return to Congress today, providing the boost needed to pass a bill securing healthcare coverage for senior citizens.
Kennedy, 76, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour in May after suffering a seizure at his home on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The youngest brother of John and Robert F Kennedy, a revered figure in US politics, was not expected to return to Washington until September.
But Kennedy made an unexpected appearance on Capitol Hill as Democrats prepared to vote on a plan that shores up Medicare, the country’s government-run programme for senior citizens’ healthcare…
Apart from [facepalm]-ing, what’s on the agenda for the evening?
Cornyn tells us he offered to drive McCain cross country in RV for health care vote.
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) July 24, 2017
They want to torture him one last time. https://t.co/8TwKtdXNj2
— Dana Houle (@DanaHoule) July 24, 2017
this is the closest they've come to actually soliciting input from the health care sector on this bill https://t.co/3tEbQms5U0
— Tim Dotcom (@timothypmurphy) July 24, 2017
tfw you've spent seven years attacking Dems for not being transparent about what was in Obamacare pic.twitter.com/JMmE8Forih
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) July 24, 2017