Skip to comments.Obamacare, spending showdown heats up in House (The GOP Kabuki Theater begins)
Posted on 09/18/2013 12:56:47 PM PDT by tobyhill
House Republican leaders are considering a vote this week on a short-term spending bill to keep the government running and defund Obamacare, according to senior House GOP aides, a move that increases the possibility of a government shutdown.
House Speaker John Boehner and other top House GOP leaders have been struggling to avoid a showdown over the health care law spearheaded by President Barack Obama and funding legislation that needs approval before the end of the fiscal year on September 30 to avoid a shutdown. ,,,,,,,
Louisiana Republican Rep John Fleming said he's still awaiting to see details on the end game from GOP leaders on how this plays out as they near the deadline for the end of the fiscal year. "I'm not going to support something that's going to boomerang on us," Fleming said.
But he added that he has a longer term goal.
"I think the play is on the debt ceiling. That's where I want to attach the full delay of Obamacare for a year to the debt ceiling increase because there's no shutdown with the debt ceiling," he said of a second fiscal issue facing Congress -- raising the nation's borrowing authority.
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If the GOP is going to give Obama everything he wants (like they always do), then spare us the theatrics.
Boner will cave somehow -
The Fighting GOP-e Lawnchairs: Lots of sound and fury, then they fold.
Why not have the true Republicans require a BINDING, updated, Federal Financial Impact Statement for 2012-2013 for Obamacare?
It should take a month or two to complete, allow for a vote to delay Obamacare for a year, and then show the great financial harm to our Economy that the Statements numbers will document.
Wharton, Stanford, Michigan and Princeton could also file their independent Financial Impact Statements to compare to the Office of Budget and the Congressional Budget Office Financial Impact Statements.
As B. Hussein is fond of saying: We need to get all the facts first.
The delusion that anybody cares about facts.. in fact the greatest delusion..
The few that do.... are too busy bitching.. about them..
The NEXT Civil War will be to RESTORE State Rights.. to the States they were stolen from..
It’s the only malaise buster..