GOP Senators and officials are starting to back away from the repeal mantra. Ezra Klein sums up the change:
[In] about 12 hours, the GOP's position has gone from "repeal this socialist monstrosity that will destroy our final freedoms" to "there are some things we don't like about this legislation and would like to repeal, and there are some things we support and would like to keep."
"We always said there are things that we can all agree on in the bill," said Rep. Brett Guthrie.
At this rate, they'll be running on expanding the bill come November.
Jeffrey Anderson is still preaching repeal, but he nods to Ezra's point. Douthat goes after National Republican Senatorial Committee chair John Cornyn (R-Tex.) for proposing "a reform of the reform that keeps the goodies and takes away the spending cuts and tax increases that pay for them."
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