Obamacare repeal vote today
By VICTORIA JONES
Talk Radio News Service
WASHINGTON – This becomes the 31st time the House has voted on the issue. Because some Blue Dog Democrats are expected to cross party lines and vote for the repeal, it is expected to pass.
Sen. Mitch McConnell will follow with a similar vote in the Senate soon. But that repeal vote is expected to fail.
The biggest objection is the individual mandate that was just upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. While he now opposes it, in 2006, Mitt Romney termed called the mandate “essential for bringing healthcare costs down” and in ensuring that everyone gets the insurance they need.
A new Republican bill would remove the teeth from the Obama contraception mandate by barring the federal governmentt from penalizing employers that don’t comply.
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