obamacare government shutdown
A Boehner spokesman declined to comment to Roll Call when asked if he could rule out a shutdown over the issue. The letter
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) doesn't think he made any mistakes related to the government shutdown, but he can think of things others should regret, he said in remarks aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week."
"I regret that Senate Republican leadership did not stand united with House Republicans during the fight to defund Obamacare
House Republican leaders made similar remarks during the run-up to the Oct. 1 deadline to fund the government, only to reverse
Obamacare is not going to be repealed -- not now and not in the future. However, there is real risk it could collapse under its own weight. Whether or not you support this president, this could seriously harm the health of our citizens and America's fiscal stability.
Throughout the push for national insurance reform, the president and his Democratic allies in Congress repeatedly overpromised and underdelivered. The Republicans didn't help the situation, opposing Obamacare long after the U.S. Supreme Court declared it the law of the land.
Think about that: a benefit-to-cost ratio of 20:1. What other government-linked program can claim such efficiency? Certainly
But in order for the measure to pass in the Senate quickly, it would require unanimous consent. That would include the approval
Republican opposition to the ACA has made the fights about Social Security and Medicare look like a walk in the park. What is almost criminal is how opponents of the law are essentially denying Americans their now constitutionally-guaranteed rights.
"What breaks my heart is, for the last 12 days you have had a complete meltdown of the portal called Obamacare; the whole