Skip to comments.House GOP may attach Obamacare delay to CR
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 Obamacares 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 Cruzs 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 Boehners lap shortly before a government shutdown. The Senate bill will fund the government through Nov. 15.
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If you meant "simple" then that would be accurate.
I’ll believe it when I see it. ;o)
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.
Then help make it happen. A defeatist attitude is unaffordable.
I agree. Constant delay...until permanent repeal.
I’m doing what I can, but it will be tough to unseat him.
Just keeping it real...
That’s two sentences.
I think its (obamacare) simply to destroy the U.S.
Single payer wont work if there are no payers.
More fakery and posturing from the RINO leadership.
Pretty much everything coming out of Politico has at least some Rat propaganda.
McConnell is on short time. His days in the Senate are just about over.
Didn’t Boehner already announce that he is stepping down after the elections next year?
Yes! This is very important. If Obamacare is going to happen, it should happen as soon as possible.
They'll see it with every paycheck, if there is one.
Which GOP senators were opposing their staffers from being exempted?
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
A delay to after the 2014 elections is what the dimoKKRATS want. Either get rid of it or let it be with no delay.
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