The President’s replacement bill, the American Healthcare Act – dubbed “Trumpcare” by critics – was pulled moments before the vote in Congress because it did not have enough support among Republican representatives to pass.
And Democrats wasted no time to mock Trump for his administration’s failure to pass the legislation.
Clinton was among a number of Democrats to mock the President on Twitter
Democratic Senator Bob Menendez joked on Twitter that help would be available to treat Trump’s wounds.
He wrote: “Hey Republicans, don’t worry, that burn is covered under the Affordable Care Act.”
Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democratic representative for New York, posted a selfie to Twitter with colleagues celebrating Trump’s defeat.
Sean Patrick Maloney (right) was gloating about the Democrats so-called victory
Today was a victory for all Americans. pic.twitter.com/LX6lzQXtBR
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 24, 2017
He wrote: “We’re not tired of winning yet. Ready when you are to talk real solutions to fix ACA for American people.”
Hillary Clinton, who has recently emerged from a period of privacy since failing to beat Trump in the election, declared the failed bill a “victory for all Americans”.
Clinton followed up her statement with a series of tweets about people she claimed had been helped by Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
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Bob Menendez laughed at the expense of Donald Trump
President Trump blamed Democrats for his failed healthcare bill after it was pulled from the House of Representatives on Friday.
He told the Washington Post: “We couldn't get one Democratic vote, and we were a little bit shy, very little, but it was still a little bit shy, so we pulled it."
Trump now plans to put healthcare on the back burner as he pursues other policy goals including tax reform and improvement of infrastructure.