About That “Big Surprise” Trump is Hinting at…

by xaxnar – Talking Points Memo (and others, of course) picked up on Trump’s teaser “Just to do a little official business, health care is working along very well,” Trump said during a meet and greet with the Chicago Cubs in the White House. “We could have a big surprise with a great health care package. So now they’re happy,” he added in an aside to the team, gesturing at the reporters. “What do you mean by big surprise, sir?” one reporter called. “I said you’re going to have a great, great surprise. It’s going to be great,” Trump said. He did not offer any further details, and joked about taking his meeting with the team behind closed doors. This is what Trump does, playing the media for suckers. He’s got nothing. The Senate TrumpCare bill, AKA Medicaid Repeal and Replace with Tax Cuts for the Rich, is stalled at the moment. (McConnell has to...

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