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The Republicans in Power: From ‘We Got This’ to ‘What Now?’

Mar 27, 2017 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The new Republican government is in deep trouble.

President Trump and his majorities in the House and Senate had hoped to head out for their spring break celebrating the chest-thumping accomplishments of finally gutting President Barack Obama’s health care law and installing a conservative Supreme Court justice. They were determined to show the American public: We got this.

Instead, the health care legislation unraveled in mortifying fashion, leaving Republicans unab

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