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Republicans to Try Again on Obamacare Repeal by May

I think they will figure this out. They have to, and they are probably seeing polling that shows GOP voter anger.

Conservatives who have revived the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare say their goal is to come up with a deal that the House could pass by May or even sooner, before lawmakers attempt to tackle tax reform, the Washington Examiner reported.

“I would have said on Tuesday morning there was a two in 10 chance we would be able to pass a bill, but today I give it a seven out of 10,” said Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, a top member of the conservative Republican Study Committee. “I feel good about it.”

Republicans are hoping to revive the healthcare bill so it can be completed before House lawmakers move on to the difficult task of trying to pass a comprehensive tax reform measure.

Without finishing the repeal and replacement of Obamacare first, lawmakers say, tax reform will be much more difficult to accomplish primarily because the failed House repeal bill would have cut $1 trillion in taxes without adding to the deficit.

4 Responses to Republicans to Try Again on Obamacare Repeal by May

    • Time enough to vote on Mo’s one sentence Repeal.

      What am I thinking? They have to pack.

      One month’s vacation — now it’s ok to be Christian and recognize Easter.

  1. I like this bill’s simplicity, but I would still add one more line to this bill:

    “No government either federal, state, or local may impose ANY kind penalty for NOT buying a product or service”.

  2. I saw this somewhere…just repeal medicaid expansion and let the states pick it up on their own if they want to continue it. Get that chunk out of the way. It does not require a “replace” so it should be easy.

    Then work on the rest.