John Thune

GOP repeal and replace: There they go again

GOP repeal and replace: There they go again

Some Republicans still yearning to repeal Obamacare after two failed attempts in the Senate want to try yet again, with the prospect of only embarrassing themselves once more and advertising their ineptness.

Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, which is not the normal "body of jurisdiction" on the matter and has never held a hearing on the issue, has decided to throw a well-chewed bone to President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans, who are desperate to claim some legislative success this year.

Many other GOP legislators seemed content to bury this multi-failed turkey in Capitol Hill's backyard and move on to tax reform...