Thats plan A. It looks like the House is now proposing plan B just in case plan A fails to get passed.
If Obamacare gets defunded then their proposal makes no sense.
Tells me that Bohner doesnt plan on being the shutdown/defund hero if Reid is successful and this release is a preemptive strike. But you figured that out already.
Here’s the plan in 2 sentences:
Whatever Obama threatens to shut down, immediately appropriate the funds to prevent the shutdown. BUT ADD A RIDER TO EVERY FUND APPROPRIATIONS BILL — NO FUNDS FOR OBAMACARE.