Donald Trump Blamed Dems for being Obstructionist During 1st Cabinet Meeting

Type: Poor DiplomacyJun 12 2017 Severity:
Targeted: Democrats in Congress
During the first cabinet meeting of his presidency, Trump blamed Democrats in congress for delaying any changes to his health care plan, calling them "obstructionists" who were only out to gain politically.

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Quote | He bashed Dems for "obstructing" his healthcare plan.

“If we had the greatest bill in the history of the world on health care, we wouldn’t get one vote from the Democrats, because they’re obstructionists,” Trump said to his newly formed cabinet. “That’s what they want to do. That’s the game. They think that’s their best political gain.”

Targeted by Trump