Once again, the Republican Congress failed to repeal Obamacare – even part of it. Thanks to Sen. John McCain and two other Republicans, a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill was defeated early Friday, further delaying one of the key planks on which Republicans campaigned in 2016. It leaves a key component in President Trump’s agenda uncompleted. And there are additional signs of Republican defiance to Trump’s plans, especially on immigration. Politico reported earlier this week several House Republicans are seeking to dodge a straightforward vote to fund President Trump’s border wall. Rep. Ilena Ros-Lehtinen, a Hispanic Republican from Florida, has been especially vocal in her opposition. Some Senate Republicans are also joining the “resistance.”

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