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2017-05-05 Home Front: Politix
Here are the 20 Republicans 'Beltway Party' Members who rejected ObamaCare repeal
[The Hill] Twenty mostly centrist House Republicans who represent swing districts voted against the GOP’s legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday.

Two more defections would have doomed the bill, signaling how tough a vote it was for many lawmakers.

Only one member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, freshman Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), voted against the measure because it didn’t go far enough to fully repeal the healthcare law. Two other libertarian-minded conservatives, Reps. Thomas Massie (Ky.) and Walter Jones (N.C.), also opposed it.

The defectors were primarily centrists who had trepidations about voting for the bill after the addition of an amendment to let states apply for waivers from certain ObamaCare provisions that prevent insurers from charging sick people higher premiums and mandate which services insurance plans must cover.
Posted by Besoeker 2017-05-05 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [690 views ]  Top

#1 "because it didn’t go far enough to fully repeal the healthcare law."

Idiot. Get the one through and then fight for a second bill that repeals even more. Don't wait for perfection (unless you are hoping to have it both ways).
Posted by rjschwarz 2017-05-05 18:32||   2017-05-05 18:32|| Front Page Top

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