Despite two weeks of promoting the American Health Care Act, Donald Trump was unable to convince enough Republicans to support the plan, forcing the president to pull the bill and end their chance of a repeal and replace of Obamacare. While Trump went on to say that he never promised to repeal the affordable care act during his first two months in office, a host on CNN decided to do some fact-checking.

CNN fact-checks

The biggest talking point used by Republicans over the last eight years has been their opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Though Republicans have clashed with Democrats on nearly every issue over the last decade, health care has presented both parties a major challenge to overcome.

During the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump made it a talking point that he would repeal and replace Obamacare and do it as soon as possible. However, Trump's campaign rhetoric doesn't appear to match up with his most recent comments, telling a pool of reporters, "I never said repeal it and replace it within 64 days. I have a long time." As seen during a March 24 segment on CNN, Trump's past is coming back to debunk him.

After showing a clip of Donald Trump denying he ever promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act within two months, CNN host Anderson Cooper called out the president's falsehoods.

"That's not true," Cooper said, before adding, "he promised repeatedly during the campaign to make it his first order of business."

At this point, Anderson Cooper ran a montage of campaign video clips were the former host of "The Apprentice" promised to "immediately repeal and replace Obamacare." Despite the evidence proving him wrong, Trump continues to insist that he never said he would repeal Obamacare after just a few weeks on the job.

Next step

After Friday's health care debacle, the Republican Party must move forward from their embarrassment and get back to work. It's unknown what issue Congress would like to tackle next, but Donald Trump informed reporters that he is setting his sights on tax reform, with infrastructure and immigration also high on his list.