Boehner Declares WAR on Obamacare

BoehnerBy Jeff Dunetz

Realizing that the latest polls show an increasing voter angst about Obamacare, John Boehner and House Republican leadership announced this morning they will make de-funding the president’s signature legislation part of the House continuing budget resolution…

…and delaying Obamacare part of the resolution to raise the debt ceiling.

Speaker Boehner (R-Ohio), flanked by his leadership team, told reporters the stopgap government funding bill they will vote on this Friday will include a rider to block Obamacare.
“The law is a train wreck,” Boehner said. “The president has protected American big business. It’s time to protect American families from this unworkable law.”In addition, House Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor (R-Va.) laid out his party’s legislative grab bag of requests that will be attached to a bill that would lift the debt ceiling, including a delay of the health law, an overhaul of the tax code and approval of an energy pipeline running from Canada to the Gulf Coast.

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