Big Picture Panel: Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel News Co-op & Bryan Pruitt, RedState. In the face of growing dissent in their own ranks - Senate Republicans today delayed a vote on their tax cut for the rich disguised as a healthcare plan until after the July 4 recess. Despite the setback - White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that President Trump was still "optimistic" about his healthcare agenda as a whole. The AP is reporting that right-wing donors are threatening to "close the piggy bank" unless they see progress on healthcare (aka their tax cuts). Is this kind of pressure from the oligarchs enough to make this bill pass? My theory is that Trump and the Republicans are going to pull a Reagan on this….For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!
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