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House GOP may attach Obamacare delay to CR
POLITICO.com ^ | 09/24/13 | Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan

Posted on 09/24/2013 9:01:09 PM PDT by oxcart

The House Republican leadership is seriously considering attaching a one-year delay of Obamacare’s individual mandate to the Senate bill to avert a government shutdown, according to senior GOP aides.

If House Republicans decide to go this route, it would all but provoke a government shutdown, since Senate Democrats might not even schedule a vote on a bill that includes that provision, Senate leadership staffers say. Even if the Senate schedules a vote, there might not be time to move the legislation through the slow-moving chamber.

The House Republican leadership is planning its next move as it becomes abundantly clear that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s gambit to defund Obamacare will fall short. The federal government is set to shut down Tuesday unless a new funding bill is enacted, and the Senate might not even send a bill to the House until Sunday — leaving a hot potato on Speaker John Boehner’s lap shortly before a government shutdown. The Senate bill will fund the government through Nov. 15.

(Excerpt) Read more at dyn.politico.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Government
KEYWORDS: healthcare; obamacare

1 posted on 09/24/2013 9:01:09 PM PDT by oxcart
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To: oxcart

Shut the gov’t down until Nov, 2014 and let’s see what happens at the ballot box.


2 posted on 09/24/2013 9:05:24 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: oxcart

Delay? More Weasel Words, BS.

The GOPe poked the hornets nest, it will not quieten soon.


3 posted on 09/24/2013 9:05:54 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: oxcart

Mark Levin and Louie Gohmert nailed it when they said only the incompetent House Leadership would come up with a counter proposal BEFORE the original proposal was even voted on....

Bawling Ball-less Brain-less Bone-less Bohner is an incompetent MESS!!!


4 posted on 09/24/2013 9:07:40 PM PDT by GraceG
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>> as it becomes abundantly clear that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s gambit to defund Obamacare will fall short.

Meaning the it’s abundantly clear that McConnell plans to support Obamacare.


5 posted on 09/24/2013 9:09:25 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: oxcart

Republican leadership is attempting to undermine Cruz’s effectiveness with a one year individual delay.


6 posted on 09/24/2013 9:11:37 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Keep poking the nest. Eventually they’ll run out of hornets, then we can burn the nest down once we’ve taken down all the names.


7 posted on 09/24/2013 9:17:04 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: stars & stripes forever
Republican leadership is attempting to undermine Cruz’s effectiveness with a one year individual delay.

Correct. The "tell" in this is the timing of this bit of news.

8 posted on 09/24/2013 9:19:08 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: oxcart
I think any negotiated 1 year delay in Obamacare should be a last resort option.

I thought I liked the idea of eliminating any waivers -- EVERYBODY must participate -- but then I remembered we have a shameless pResident who wouldn't enforce that requirement.

But then I thought of an even better maneuver -- give the GOP and the American people something to vote FOR not AGAINST. Rather than voting to force every person, group, company, doctor or healthcare facility to participate, the GOP should add an amendment to the CR or debt ceiling measure which allows every person, group or company to EXEMPT themselves or their company from participating in Obamacare.

Everybody gets a waiver!!!

With this approach the GOP can't be blamed for shutting down the government or taking away any healthcare. And with no producers to pay for the slackers and few participating doctors and facilities, the weight of the program will collapse Obamacare on itself.

9 posted on 09/24/2013 9:38:55 PM PDT by Sideshow Bob
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To: oxcart

No delay. Let America feel the pain, let them see the chaos and stupidity, and they’ll remember who did it in 2014.


10 posted on 09/24/2013 9:42:48 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: oxcart

Delay should be only a last resort, after everything else fails. But if the Democrats reject even that wimpy plan, you wrap it around their necks.


11 posted on 09/24/2013 9:55:25 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Carry_Okie

Exactly. Delay seems like political idiocy. If we’re going to have this CF, at least wring some political benefit from it.


12 posted on 09/24/2013 10:07:55 PM PDT by pluvmantelo (We can't expect to get anywhere unless we resort to terrorism-Lenin)
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To: oxcart

The basturds!


13 posted on 09/24/2013 10:36:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: oxcart

Boehner negotiating against himself again. Get him out of here.


14 posted on 09/24/2013 10:36:49 PM PDT by conservative98
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To: Carry_Okie; Jim Robinson

[No delay. Let America feel the pain, let them see the chaos and stupidity, and they’ll remember who did it in 2014.]

Absolutely!

100%


15 posted on 09/24/2013 10:42:53 PM PDT by glock rocks (No comment.)
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To: Carry_Okie

What happens if we don’t take the Senate in 2014?

Obamacare will be entrenched by 2015, and much damage will be done to businesses and the economy.

That’s what Reid and the ‘rats are hoping for.

A complete collapse of Obamacare, and the damage it does to the economy, yields a wide open door for single payer.


16 posted on 09/24/2013 11:40:47 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (To the GOPe ~ I'm now a proud member of the Wacko Bird party. CRUZ!!!)
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To: dixiechick2000
What happens if we don’t take the Senate in 2014?

The same as what happens if we do, because Zero will still be in office.

A complete collapse of Obamacare, and the damage it does to the economy, yields a wide open door for single payer.

Not if we keep the House, which is likely.

To be so dominated by your fears is to put the enemy in control of your strategy.

17 posted on 09/24/2013 11:57:04 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Carry_Okie

Fears? Ha! We have every reason to be fearful with the leadership we have in the House.


18 posted on 09/25/2013 12:01:21 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (To the GOPe ~ I'm now a proud member of the Wacko Bird party. CRUZ!!!)
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To: dixiechick2000
Fears? Ha! We have every reason to be fearful with the leadership we have in the House.

That's easier to fix than you apparently think.

19 posted on 09/25/2013 12:05:43 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Carry_Okie

I think it’s simply to destroy the U.S. Single payer won’t’ work if there are no payers.


20 posted on 09/25/2013 12:05:53 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican
I think it’s simply to destroy the U.S. Single payer won’t’ work if there are no payers.

If you meant "simple" then that would be accurate.

21 posted on 09/25/2013 12:07:57 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Carry_Okie

I’ll believe it when I see it. ;o)


22 posted on 09/25/2013 12:13:14 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (To the GOPe ~ I'm now a proud member of the Wacko Bird party. CRUZ!!!)
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To: oxcart

This was the plan all along. Told you.

The GOP is lucky to get anything at all, since it only controls the house. Elections have consequences.


23 posted on 09/25/2013 12:17:20 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: dixiechick2000
I’ll believe it when I see it. ;o)

Then help make it happen. A defeatist attitude is unaffordable.

24 posted on 09/25/2013 12:20:32 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Sideshow Bob

I agree. Constant delay...until permanent repeal.


25 posted on 09/25/2013 12:27:56 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Carry_Okie

I’m doing what I can, but it will be tough to unseat him.

Just keeping it real...


26 posted on 09/25/2013 12:28:10 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (To the GOPe ~ I'm now a proud member of the Wacko Bird party. CRUZ!!!)
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To: Carry_Okie

That’s two sentences.

I think it’s (obamacare) simply to destroy the U.S.

Single payer won’t work if there are no payers.


27 posted on 09/25/2013 12:28:51 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: oxcart

More fakery and posturing from the RINO leadership.


28 posted on 09/25/2013 1:04:26 AM PDT by Nextrush (BALANCED BUDGET NOW, PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN,CHANGE I BELIEVE IN)
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To: Carry_Okie
No delay. Let America feel the pain, let them see the chaos and stupidity, and they’ll remember who did it in 2014.

Doubtful.

29 posted on 09/25/2013 2:55:46 AM PDT by mcmuffin (Freedom's On The March - Wave Goodbye!)
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To: oxcart

Pretty much everything coming out of Politico has at least some Rat propaganda.


30 posted on 09/25/2013 3:31:59 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: Gene Eric

McConnell is on short time. His days in the Senate are just about over.


31 posted on 09/25/2013 3:45:44 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: dixiechick2000

Didn’t Boehner already announce that he is stepping down after the elections next year?


32 posted on 09/25/2013 4:01:23 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: Carry_Okie
No delay. Let America feel the pain, let them see the chaos and stupidity, and they’ll remember who did it in 2014.

Yes! This is very important. If Obamacare is going to happen, it should happen as soon as possible.

33 posted on 09/25/2013 4:17:58 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: mcmuffin
Doubtful.

They'll see it with every paycheck, if there is one.

34 posted on 09/25/2013 5:26:20 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: GraceG

Which GOP senators were opposing their staffers from being exempted?


35 posted on 09/25/2013 6:16:20 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: stars & stripes forever

wouldn’t it be nice if the establishment put as much effort into going after the left as it does going after it’s base conservatives


36 posted on 09/25/2013 6:41:57 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: oxcart
One should probably not be especially surprised that the left-leaning Politico would interpret this as the Republicans "provok[ing] a government shutdown"...
37 posted on 09/25/2013 7:57:29 AM PDT by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: oxcart

A delay to after the 2014 elections is what the dimoKKRATS want. Either get rid of it or let it be with no delay.


38 posted on 09/25/2013 9:45:57 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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