A storm of opposition to his health care plan will do little to brighten President Trump's world today. That world is already under a cloud made up of uninvestigated Russia contacts and outlandish charges against the president's predecessor Barack Obama.

The list of professional organizations that Trump's bill a non-starter is formidable. Consider AARP, the US Chamber of Commerce, Americans for Tax Reform, the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Catholic Health Association of the United States and the Children’s Hospital Association.

These are just a selection of the

These are just a selection of the opponents noted by the New York Times. The list contains all sides of the political spectrum.

Trump alienates the entire health community

In a letter to Trump, the major health groups named above said, "As organizations that take care of every individual who walks through our doors, both due to our mission and our obligations under federal law, we are committed to ensuring health care coverage is available and affordable for all, As a result, we cannot support the American Health Care Act as currently written.”

The AMA offers no respite

The American Medical Association added fuel to the opposition, lamenting a predictable reduction in health insurance coverage and the harm it would cause to the most vulnerable.

Hammering away, the AMA concluded that Obamacare offers "the greatest chance that those of the least means [will be] able to purchase coverage.”

A seven-year GOP drought

In fairness, President Trump was not around during the seven years the GOP had to fashion a bill that would actually be taken seriously by those concerned with health care.

Today the New York Times reports that no provisions of the bill now being pushed by Speaker Ryan were even submitted to the Congressional Budget Office which could have estimated the actual costs of the changes in the legislation they are considering.

It took at least four decades to fashion Obamacare. In a more just world, the GOP would have 33 years to achieve parity. Given the record so far, the odds might go against those who have been called the party of no. The Trump law appears to be DOA