He wants it to pass, but if it doesn't, he's taking full political advantage of it. He'll paint the Republicans as anti-jobs/anti common person. He's not stupid. He knows how the system works.
if he wanted it to pass - why did he take out the parts that had actual bipartisan support?
“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
Republicans want to lower the debt by entitlement cuts to all middleclass and poor programs....Democrats want to cut spending and raise some taxs....
You decide...I already have...after watching what teaparty supported govs have done in their states..