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Dem Senator Loses It After Trump Says He’ll Revoke Congress’ Special Obamacare ‘Carve-Out’

Donald Trump was elected because people were tired of business as usual in Washington.

Sure, there were plenty of other factors like Hillary’s remarkably awful campaign. But, for the most part, the outsider angle propelled Trump to the White House.

Recently, Trump continued with the “drain the swamp” message by suggesting that members of Congress shouldn’t be given special health insurance that everyday Americans don’t get.

From Fox News:

President Trump, hoping to prod reluctant lawmakers to once again try for an ObamaCare overhaul deal, has zeroed in on a benefit that could serve as a powerful piece of leverage for the negotiator-in-chief.

The president’s ultimatum to Congress: Figure out a way forward on health care, or lose a valuable insurance carve-out for you and your staff. The benefit allows part of their ObamaCare premium costs to be covered by taxpayers.

As you can imagine, members of Congress are freaking out.

Better believe it’s a threat. A good one too.

Part of the reason that Congress fails to take the Obamacare problem seriously is that they don’t have to live through it. They don’t feel the sense of urgency because they aren’t the ones seeing their premiums skyrocket.

It’s ridiculous they even have this carve out in the first place.

Props to Trump for holding their feet to the fire.

The era of the status quo is over and politicians on both sides of the aisle are terrified.

They should be.

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