During his campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly promised voters a “big, beautiful wall,” an Obamacare replacement “immediately” and a new era for a Veterans Affairs agency that had “failed” service members. Trump, who was often content to gloss over details while campaigning, is quickly grappling with the complexities of governing. The debate centers on whether to repeal immediately without a replacement plan, which would leave millions of Americans without healthcare. Shulkin has been an outspoken critic of such an approach, making him a favorite target of the Koch-funded nonprofit Concerned Veterans for America. “In a campaign, it’s black and white: Your proposals are good and the other guy’s aren’t.
Source: Los Angeles Times January 11, 2017 23:49 UTC