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West Wing Reads for 7/20/17

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Each day we round up the best stories the West Wing is reading and share them with you.

West Wing Reads

"Trump Urges Senators to Pass Obamacare Repeal"

- Erica Werner and Alam Fram, Associated Press

The Boston Globe reports how President Trump invited GOP Senators to the White House for lunch on Wednesday and told them they “must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an ‘Obamacare’ repeal bill to sign.” The President sits with pen at hand, ready to sign legislation that the GOP has been campaigning on for the last seven years. After the meeting, the Globe reports, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate would vote next week on health care reform.
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In Real Clear Politics, Andy Puzder makes the case as to why Obamacare must be repealed and replaced, arguing Democrats want to create an expensive state-run single payer system and Republicans have a far better alternative, which will decrease federal control and improve healthcare.

In USA Today, Director of the White House Trade Council Peter Navarro writes that “President Trump has been hard at work to save our jobs and revive manufacturing,” highlighting the many actions taken to make this administration “a Made in America presidency.”

Six months into the Trump Presidency, Sebastian Gorka in The Hill outlines how the Trump Administration is working to translate the President’s efforts to Make America Great Again onto the world stage

At The Daily Signal, Rep. Ron Estes writes that the American people have made clear that they want regulatory relief and tax reform from their government, and that the current moment provides “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to enact these needed solutions to grow the economy.

In doing just that – and making good on a campaign promise – the Washington Examiner reports the Trump administration has repealed 16 regulations for every new one issued, putting the administration “ahead of schedule” on the President’s push to repeal two regulations for every new one issued.