What Mitch McConnell got wrong on health care

Washington( CNN) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suffered his biggest defeat as Republican leader earlier the coming week when he failed to convince 49 of his colleagues to vote on the GOP’s health care plan. The setback was particularly surprising since the Kentucky Republican has long been regarded as the preeminent political strategist in his party. So, why did he swinging and miss on this one? And what does it mean for his future? And what does President Trump think of all of this? I wanted answers. So, I proposed an email back-and-forth with CNN Senior Congressional Reporter Manu Raju. He agreed. Our email exchange is below.

Cillizza: Alright, Manu.

The big story coming out of the health care breakdown on Monday/ Tuesday was that Donald Trump the dealmaker couldn’t get a deal done.

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