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Trump calls Republican senators “total quitters” if they give up on health care

President Trump delivers remarks to the American Legion Boys Nation and the American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Wed., July 26, 2017.

President Trump on Saturday urged Senate Republicans to take up another health care bill “before voting on any other bill,” saying they will unless they’re “total quitters,” and threatening to end “bailouts” for insurance companies and members of Congress if they don’t.

But only the day before, after Senate Republicans’ attempt to repeal parts of Obamacare failed in a drama-filled, middle-of-the-night vote, the president tweeted, “As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. Watch!” The latest tweets from the president on Saturday indicate that, even as the House and Senate leave for August recess, he will pressure them to charge ahead.

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