House Wastes Its Time Trying To Repeal Health Care Reform
The GOP¹s new House majority assured easy passage of their repeal measure on 245-189 vote Wednesday that split largely along party lines. But the long-term prospects of actually undoing the new law are far less certain.
With the Democrat-led Senate unlikely to act on the bill, a complete repeal is unlikely.
Instead, Republicans will attempt to dismantle President Barack Obama¹s health care reforms piecemeal by depriving them of the funding needed to enact the law’s hundreds of new policies and provisions over the next year or two.
How will Americans react to what is sure to be a failed attempt to undo what’s been done.
Over and over today I¹ve heard supporters of this bill saying it¹s just the first step, then maybe they will think about fixing the bill,Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., said of the GOP repeal bill. ³Well, tell that to the millions of Americans who are now reaping the benefits of the legislation, who, if this [repeal] actually becomes law, would lose what they have only now just gained.Click here for reuse options!
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