A leader leads by example. His goal is to always move in a forward direction; never backwards. This is not Donald Trump’s style. He orders congress to take action, while he sits in the White House watching fake news. He does nothing; he delegates everything. His only actions have been negative; to destroy advancements made for the working class over 60+ years.
Trump is an autocrat. He does not seek qualified advisers, his decisions are based on his beliefs alone. Not a single piece of meaningful legislation has been passed in nearly six months of his illegitimate presidency.
Now it is apparent that the senate version of Trumpcare will fail. With two additional Republican senators removing their support for this debacle, Mitch McConnell does not have the votes to pass this deplorable attempt at healthcare.
Trump appears to ‘wave the white flag,’ and admit to another failure. Monday evening he tweeted what appears to be surrender.
“Republicans should just REPEAL failing ObamaCare now & work on a new Healthcare Plan that will start from a clean slate. Dems will join in!”
Although Trump misspells many words in his tweets, he always spells ‘fail,’ and ‘failure’ correctly; he is getting used to that word which describes his first six months in office.
Trump’s hasty attempts to govern fail because good legislation cannot be rushed. All effective laws have been passed after lengthy deliberation and eventual compromise. This Republican Party in name only does not know how, nor does it want to pass legislation in an effective manner. They will continue to fail until they find new leadership. Lyin Paul Ryan and Mitch ‘the traitor’ McConnell have proven that they are unable to perform their jobs.
Trump is learning that he cannot continue his attempts to ‘bully’ bills into law; at least I hope he has. It’s not working, and his failures are defining his legacy. Some people are embarrassed by their constant failures; not your illegitimate president. His arrogance will continue to protect his fragile ego.
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Op-ed by James Turnage
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