Since Trump won the election, republicans have had to face angry constituents from their districts back home. Republicans were expected to face them again over the weekend, days after House Republicans voted for the American health care Act (AHCA) and during a break for a week. But, it's been reported that fewer Republican lawmakers are meeting with their constituents than before due to the negative feedback they've received.

Trump-style tactics on health care angers voters

Blasting News reported on some of the maneuverings that took place in the House to get the bill passed with a brief mention of those credited for helping to get the bill through a House vote -- one of them being Rep.

Tom MacArthur. When asked about meeting his constituents, he acknowledged that he was likely going to face a rowdy bunch but said that he would explain to them that they can't believe what they're hearing or reading in the media. It was MacArthur's amendment which secured the high-risk pools in league with the Freedom Caucus' demands for state regulation waivers.

As explained in another Blasting News article about pre-existing conditions, those with them would be affected by high-risk pools that are not guaranteed to have enough money to cover them against potential price gouging by insurance issuers. This goes with the main issue that has many Americans upset, that House Republicans forced the bill through without the requirements it took to put one together.

The first already mentioned Blasting News article, suggests that this is a Trump tactic and a sign that he's influenced Republicans to do things his way.

That the Senate -- who now have to deal with the bill -- have expressed confusion, along with many others, has added to the anxiety those constituents feel. The Olean Times Herald reported that Rep.

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Tom Reed held a town hall on Saturday where someone hollered at Reed "The Senate is going to clean up your mess." Republicans who refuse to hold these town halls have made various claims such as saying that those angry constituents were organized and staged by Liberals and progressive activists, saying that they weren't even from their district.

Some have even said that Liberals had bused in protesters from outside their districts to overwhelm the townhalls. Many have allowed their voicemail inboxes to fill up or they've even, reportedly, left these town halls early. In other cases, Republicans have even argued with their constituents, telling them that they were wrong.

Measuring chance of losing elections

When the vote went through the House on Thursday, House Democrats chanted "hey hey hey goodbye" to Republicans, signaling that they would be voted out of office next year. While Republicans have traditionally felt that their seats would be at risk since Trump's presidency, they appear to have taken a gamble with their party to do the complete opposite of something acceptable, which, like Trump and his actions, is rewarded rather than condemned.

On Friday's Washington Week, one journalist said that those Republicans who were holding town halls would be paying attention to who the angry constituents were in order to know whether they should take the anger seriously or not, to better know if their seats are actually in jeopardy. Its been reported for instance that Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) who did this at his town hall on Monday and when asked about it by the media, stormed out of the interview.

One sign that their way of legislating has affected their chances of winning re-election was when the Cook Political Report reported that 20 seats for GOP members had shifted in favor of Democrats after the vote last week.

Even though House Republicans say they're not sure what the Senate is going to do, they have continued to say that Obamacare a.k.a. the Affordable Care Act they want to replace isn't sustainable and is only going to get worse.