The I-Alone-Can-Fix-It President Vows to Make Trumpcare Better at 'Lunchtime'

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The I-Alone-Can-Fix-It President Vows to Make Trumpcare Better at 'Lunchtime'

Though Trump has never offered any compelling evidence he even understands the policies in play, he urges Republicans to talk more about "how good their healthcare plan is"

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as (L-R) Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.), Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Col.) and Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) listen during a meeting with Senate Republicans at the East Room of the White House June 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Wednesday, President Trump is again expected to have all GOP Senate members to the White House to discuss the health care bill over lunch. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

During last year's campaign, he said, "I alone can fix it."

"Nobody knew healthcare could be so complicated," President Donald Trump declared in February.

In April, Trump admitted he thought being president "would be easier."

But on Wednesday, with the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in total disarray and essentially kaput, the president suggested he could likely solve the situation over lunch with Republican senators.

Though Trump has never offered any compelling evidence he even understands the policies contained in the various versions of the Trumpcare proposals presented by the House or Senate, those bills have been widely derided by the public and pilloried by voters across the political spectrum. The House version received only 17 percent approval in one poll and a separate survey showed the Senate version as receiving support by just 12 percent.

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Received as his latest "not normal" comment by many, Trump's tweet about fixing the situation over lunch on Wednesday was also met with a mixture of laughter and disdain:

Members of the resistance, including MoveOn.org's Ben Wikler, urged constituents to keep up the pressure on lawmakers:

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