Trump: “Let Obamacare implode”

President Trump says "let Obamacare implode" following defeat of Republican healthcare reform, saying he'd prefer to start over anyway.

(NBC News) President Trump expressed confidence Friday in his party’s ability to replace Obamacare following a stunning early morning defeat in the Senate.

“You know I said from the beginning, let Obamacare implode and then do it. I turned out to be right,” Trump said.

The comments came after he vented his frustration on Twitter, stating “Three Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down.”

Some Republicans say the president let them down by refusing to take the lead on the issue.

“The president didn’t really lay out his core principles and then sell them,” said Pennsylvania’s Rep. Charlie Dent.

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