Trump Doesn’t Have A Mandate For Paul Ryan’s Agenda | FiveThirtyEight blog

There were so many reasons for the failure of the Republicans’ health care bill — and its failure was so spectacular — that it’s hard to tell which ones mattered most.

The bill was poorly drafted and lacked buy-in from key Republican stakeholders.

President Trump’s boardroom negotiating tactics didn’t translate well to the halls of Congress.

The House Freedom Caucus was intransigent; it represents a new axis of conflict within the GOP, and House Speaker Paul Ryan didn’t have a good plan for handling it.

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Source: Trump Doesn’t Have A Mandate For Paul Ryan’s Agenda | FiveThirtyEight

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