Slack Chat: How Paul Ryan bungled his own ambush

T: Hey John, get inside Paul Ryan’s head. Why are they in such a hurry to pass the health care repeal? Is there some deadline they are trying to outrun? J: My guess is because there are other legislative priorities; the government runs out of money on April 28, so they have to at least get started on the budget before then. Plus which there’s tax reform, and immigration, and the infrastructure bill… so yes, even this early in the session, the clock is ticking. The cynical side of me says they’re trying to push this garbage barge through congress, knowing…

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