- As Trump and his party cheered the bill’s passage in the White House Rose Garden, Democrats were already placing targets on GOP members’ backs for the 2018 midterm elections, regardless of which way they voted on the American Health Care Act.
- Democrats say that the House’s passage of the bill was a career-ender for nearly two dozen GOP members, a suspicion reflected by non-partisan groups.
- The Cook Political Report declared some Republican members more vulnerable in their re-election bids than they were prior to the vote.
- That includes Reps. Mike Coffman of Colorado, Steve Knight of California and Jason Lewis of Minnesota, whose re-elections now look like toss-ups.
- In fact, the Cook Political Report says 20 GOP-held House seats are now in vulnerable territory — a number that puts the Republican House majority at risk. Read more (5/5/17 12:30 PM)
If getting knocked out is so dangerous, how do boxers do it? Most of them seem to have minimal brain damage.