No, Two Democrats Did Not Just Vote for the Obamacare Repeal
Despite appearances, no House Democrats voted for Trumpcare. So, everyone calm the eff down.
The 217-213 vote was broadcast live on many major news channels and on Facebook. Viewers tallied numbers with bated breath, but the sharp eyes of the Internet were quick to notice a discrepancy: One—no, two—Democrats appeared to have voted “yea” to the bill.
Some tweeters were mad—and confused—AF. The phrase “2 Dems” started trending on Twitter.
If they’d kept watching, they’d have noticed the “yea” vote dial back to zero.
So, for those wondering: Ultimately, no House Democrats voted “yea” for Trumpcare.