Sunday, March 26, 2017

Donald Trump Blames Heritage Foundation for Healthcare Defeat

It appears that President Donald Trump is not too happy with the Heritage Foundation - the think tank that provided him with myriad policy advice and helped him transition into the White House.

Here is Trump's tweet:

Here is Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint's statement on the defeat of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).  Here is the think tank's own repeal and replace plan.

As Think Tank Watch recently pointed out, Heritage Action, the lobbing arm of the Heritage Foundation, had been working to defeat the Republican healthcare bill.

Now that the Republican healthcare plan has failed, Heritage Foundation is working to influence the next big challenge in Congress: tax reform.