BREAKING NEWS ON OBAMACARE REPEAL:
The House vote expected this week may include only a PARTIAL defunding of ObamaCare. House G.O.P. leadership has not committed to a full 100% defunding vote. This is due to the "self-funding" provisions inserted by Nancy Pelosi that bind future Congresses to automatically fund much of ObamaCare.
Many say the "self-funding" provisions are blatantly unconstitutional. Rep. Steve King has language in place that would FULLY DEFUND ObamaCare.
Rush Limbaugh says the House leadership is not yet behind King’s plan to fully defund ObamaCare. Please let Congress know where you stand by going here to send your faxes now:
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"[T]his Rehberg amendment would block the funding for discretionary items related to Obamacare, it would do nothing to block mandatory spending already enacted and underway. Well, this is not what anybody wants. We want to defund the whole thing. So enter Steve King, Republican, Iowa. He wants to offer an amendment that would prohibit all funding for Obamacare, both discretionary and mandatory. What King wants to do is what every one of us thought everybody wanted to do, and that is to freeze Obamacare in its tracks by defunding it, just like the Vietnam War was frozen by defunding it…
"The bottom line here is that there appear to be forces in the Republican Party that don’t want to defund the whole thing. They only want to defund the discretionary spending, but not the mandatory stuff, and they’re saying, ‘Well, we can’t really go after mandatory because rules requiring language and continuing resolutions prohibit us from doing that.’"
King is pushing to add to the CR language that would cut off the self-appropriating funds in addition to prohibiting any new funding, as the GOP leadership is already committed to doing. The language King would like to see added to the CR –"Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds made available in this Act or any previous or subsequent Act may be used to carry out the provisions of Public Law 111-148, Public Law 111-152, or any amendment made by either such Public Law." — has not yet received the support of the GOP leadership, meaning he may have to offer it as an amendment from the floor.
Rep. Steve King in TheHill:
"That’s where our argument is now," King said. "It is to convince a majority in the House of Representatives that just shutting off funding for the balance of the year isn’t good enough, but shutting off all funding that’s been automatically put in the pipeline by the passage of ObamaCare must be done."
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