Gop tries to find right ‘r’ word in obamacare debate _ washington examiner

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Republicans are vehemently pushing back on claims that they are softening their language about Obamacare’s future, arguing they still want to “repeal” the law and not “repair” it.

The amped-up rhetoric over the past few days from Republican leaders comes amid accusations from a conservative group that the GOP is backtracking on its promise to repeal the healthcare law. Crude oil futures market It also comes in response to several prominent Republicans who have said they favor repairing the law instead of just repealing it.

Last week a secret recording of a closed-door session at the Republican retreat in Philadelphia showed several GOP lawmakers concerned with the consequences of the GOP’s efforts to repeal the law without an immediate replacement.

“This law is collapsing — we have to rescue people from the failure of this law,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan during his weekly press conference Thursday. Gbp to usd live charts “And that is why, step by step, we are going to keep our promise to repeal and replace this law.”

The finance committee is one of four House and Senate panels that are drafting legislation by April to repeal the law via reconciliation, a procedural move in the Senate that lets legislation pass via a 51-vote majority as opposed to 60 needed to break a filibuster.


Pre market us stock futures The plan is to use reconciliation to gut the law’s taxes and mandates and include some replacement provisions, but leave some of Obamacare intact for a few years until a GOP replacement is crafted and implemented.

But the move has caused concern among some Republicans who worry about the impact on the individual market, which includes Obamacare’s exchanges and is used by people who don’t get insurance via their work. Binary programming A recording of a closed-door session at the GOP retreat featured some lawmakers worried about the consequences.

“We’d better be sure that we’re prepared to live with the market we’ve created,” said Rep. 18 usd Tom McClintock, R-Calif., in a report in the Washington Post. 1 usd to amd “That’s going to be called Trumpcare. Dow jones futures market watch Republicans will own that lock, stock and barrel, and we’ll be judged in the election less than two years away.”

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The amped-up rhetoric over the past few days from Republican leaders comes amid accusations from a conservative group that the GOP is backtracking on its promise to repeal the healthcare law. Dollar to pound exchange rate graph It also comes in response to several prominent Republicans who have said they favor repairing the law instead of just repealing it.

Last week a secret recording of a closed-door session at the Republican retreat in Philadelphia showed several GOP lawmakers concerned with the consequences of the GOP’s efforts to repeal the law without an immediate replacement.

We are absolutely committed to follow through on President Trump’s directive to repeal and replace Obamacare and to have the Congress do it at the same time, Vice President Pence said on Fox News Thursday.

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