During an impassioned rally held in Phoenix, President Donald Trump was bound to bring up the subject of Obamacare and the recent failed attempt to repeal it.
“Obamacare is a disaster,” Trump said, adding that “we were just one vote away from victory after seven years of everybody proclaiming 'Repeal and replace.'”
“One vote,” he repeated.
And again, “One, one vote away. We were one vote away.”
Continuing, the president admitted that some people asked him to not “name names” when talking about the failed Obamacare repeal.
“So I won't,” he said before adding again, “One vote!”
“I won't mention any names. Very presidential,” Trump said jokingly. “And nobody wants me to talk about your other senator, who is weak on borders, weak on crime. So I won't talk about him.”
This particular comment drew a round of “boos” from the audience while Trump spoke over them, saying, “Nobody wants me to talk about him.” He continued, joking, “Nobody knows who he is.”
“But we are going to get rid of Obamacare,” the president claimed. “I will never stop,” he said before shouting, “One vote! I will never stop.”
Trump then continued to double down on the sentiment that Obamacare was failing and a disaster, adding that “premiums in other states are going up in numbers that are even higher than the state of Arizona. Insurance companies are fleeing, and it's gone.”
“We will get it fixed,” Trump promised. “One vote!”
“Speak to your senator, please,” he added, jokingly again. “Speak to your senator.”