Skip to comments.Koch urgency: Conservative network fears closing window
Posted on 06/26/2017 8:40:13 AM PDT by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch
The urgency was easy to find inside the private receptions and closed-door briefings at the Koch brothers' donor retreat in Colorado Springs, where the billionaire conservatives and their chief lieutenants warned this weekend of a rapidly shrinking window to push their agenda through Congress.
No agenda items mattered more to the conservative Koch network than the GOP's promise to overhaul the nation's tax code and repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law. At the moment, however, both are bogged down by GOP infighting that jeopardizes their fate......
"If we don't get health care, none of us are coming back," he said in a brief interview. "We said for seven years you're gonna repeal Obamacare. It's nowhere near repealed."
It's the same for tax reform, Brat said: "We don't get taxes through, we're all going home. Pack the bags."
There was a sense of deep frustration from conservative officials and donors alike in some cases, who decried the pace of progress in Washington with Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress and the White House for the first time in a decade.....
Well they aren’t the only ones.
Hopefully, BIG MONEY will be spent to deny Ryan renomination in his GOP Primary soon......
All "NEVER TRUMPER" Ryan has really accomplished is to minimize the President's agenda.
More lies from the lying liars we once AGAIN elected to Congress. Voters are getting the what does it matter who is elected attitude getting worse since 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016.
Anyone see a pattern?
The Kochs aren’t Conservatives, they are libertarians.
No they are NOT Libertarians...
They are Globalists that cannot be trusted.
“Well they arent the only ones.”.............Agreed, BIG MONEY from Dallas needs to spend some real cash to 86 McCain ASAP.
This is actually good that the donors are starting to pressure the republicans. Everyone listens to money.
That meme never fails to make me laugh.
If the Party of Stupid were not so stupid, they would realize they could control the agenda in DC for decades.
They have the Congress and the White House, but the establishment still seems to prefer being subservient to Dem leadership. The establishment seems to prefer fatally wounding itself than supporting the outsider president.
No they are NOT Libertarians...
They are Globalists that cannot be trusted. Maybe a little “l” when it benefits them.
They're narcissists who base everything they support on profit for them and their elitist know-it-all cohorts.
Yes. So I’m not too concerned if they don’t get their globalist agenda pushed through. It doesn’t necessarily mesh with the conservative agenda, especially in big-money issues like health care.
We need to shout it from the housetops.
Get the bureaucrats and the greedy shareholder, profit driven corporations which are Rat and Dem donors out of health care entirely.
The entire ruling class is skimming huge dollars from patients.
Medicine is a profession not a business.
If the money boys had gotten behind Yrump instead of trying to undermine him I might be willing to listen. Look in the mirror fellas
The are anti Trumpets who are beyond stooped.
Kochs on the same side as Trump?
My my my my my.....strange bedfellows indeed!
Humor is always the best offense when your opposition has no sense of humor. Ever since I learned to laugh at myself I have never run out of humor!
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