Big power for State. He included a link to a Fox Business story about McConnell's comments.

He noted Republicans have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act many times over the past seven years - most recently in 2015 - but President Barack Obama vetoed it.

November 4, 2014: "Today will be a big day @Team_Mitch for you in many ways. We got plans for you too".

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said on Thursday: "You can see the president's tweets".

"And they don't have it", Trump said. "There is no positive result for the president or his agenda in these attacks". He added that while he didn't necessarily think this would create more chaos for the political deliberations, it showed that Trump had been cut out of the deliberation. "And we'll sit down and talk about the way forward".

President Donald Trump has made a habit out of ridiculing his own party on social media - and he's at it again. Trump is to blame because he never led on health care.

There have been signs, however, that Trump has been seeking to change his approach with lawmakers. The video features Trump exchanging handshakes with McConnell, along with Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan. All I hear is repeal and replace, and then I get there and I said where's the bill?

Conversely, not all the Senators present in McConnell's speech shared his view. "After 7yrs of O'Care disaster, must happen!"

After a rough and largely unproductive six months working together, Mitch McConnell let Donald Trump have it. Mitch M, go to 51 Votes NOW and WIN.

Congressional budget analysts estimated that the "skinny repeal" would have caused 16 million Americans to lose health insurance over the next decade, fewer than the 22 million people estimated to lose their health insurance under the previous Senate bill.

On health care collapse: "I just want him to get repeal and replace done...."

McConnell even gave Trump an excuse, saying he "has not been in this line of work before". As a candidate, he promised to "immediately" repeal and replace Obamacare. President Trump claimed, on multiple occasions throughout the health care debate, that the White House would deliver an Obamacare replacement proposal that could ostensibly serve as a legislative template for Congress.