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Several Good Analyses of the Failure of Republican Reform Efforts

Here are several links to good stories about the failure of the Republicans to pass healthcare reform:

My write-up on LinkedIn: The ACA Will Not Fail On Its Own. It Will Take Active Efforts by the Administration and Congress.

Kaiser Health News: GOP Failure To Replace The Health Law Was Years In The Making

WashPost: ‘It’s an insane process’: How Trump and Republicans failed on their health-care bill

Politico: Medicaid Shows Its Political Clout


And finally: Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted this failure five months ago

“It’s not going to happen,” Boehner said Thursday while speaking at a health-care conference in Orlando, Florida, Politico reports. He dismissed claims by Donald Trump and G.O.P. leadership that Congress will successfully “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act by the end of the year, calling the prospect mere “happy talk.” 

Boehner told the crowd on Thursday that he “started laughing” when congressional Republicans, ecstatic after Trump’s unexpected election triumph, predicted that they would rapidly repeal and replace Obamacare. “Republicans never ever agree on health care,” said Boehner, who resigned in 2015 from his House leadership role amid widespread turmoil in the party.