Trump – The Freedom Caucus cost him a win on the healthcare bill.

President Trump no longer concerned about the Freedom Caucus or maybe even Speaker Ryan

If there is one thing that President Donald Trump hates it is losing and on Friday while he was introspective after losing on his repeal and replacement of Obamacare. But then came Saturday when he pointed out a Fox News program that Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) should step down after he failed the president on the healthcare bill and then came Sunday when Trump went after the Freedom Caucus along other conservative groups.


President Trump is someone who loves the Godfather, films and as of this weekend it seems that both Speaker Ryan and the members of the Freedom Caucus are now “dead to him.”

We know that one of the reason’s that President Trump won the White House because none the Republican field could connect with the country. Trump was the outsider, the populist, the man who wanted to blow up Washington.

So, in his first big attempt a getting a legislative win was to get rid of Obamacare as the Republican’s had promised for seven years. This was to have been a “legislative slam dunk.”

But the bill that Speaker Ryan brought to President Trump was not crafted with impute of the entire Republican Party. Ryan rushed a bill through the House was doomed to fail before it ever hit the floor – which by the way – it never did.

Photo: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File

Now President Trump will move on to Tax Reform and he will give Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a chance to help him. Now they need to take their time and deliver a win for the new president.

Later this summer look for the Democrats come together with President Trump on both Tax Reform and Infrastructure. But look at Healthcare to a bi-partisan deal that will repair Obamacare.

For Trump it is now all about built around forming coalitions and the Freedom Caucus will remain dead to him.

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Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.