The U.S. House moved a short-term government funding bill over the weekend which also delayed ObamaCare’s individual mandate for one year and repealed a tax on medical devices, reports Politico. In response, the Senate did nothing, planning to reconvene as regularly scheduled on Monday afternoon, an act which Speaker John Boehner said was “of breathtaking […]
House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Thursday that the House would reject the short-term spending plan expected to be passed by the Senate in the next few days, dramatically increasing the likelihood of a government shutdown, reports the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. At the same time, The Hill reports that House GOP leadership […]
The Washington Post reports Republican leadership in the U.S. House is working on a plan to tie the next debt ceiling increase to a one-year delay for ObamaCare’s individual mandate. National Review publishes the details on the GOP plan, which also includes offshore drilling and approval of the Keystone Pipeline.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz stood up on the Senate floor Monday afternoon at 2:41 p.m. to voice his opposition to ObamaCare, and then talked, and talked, and talked, and talked, going well into Wednesday, reports the UK’s Daily Mail. As Cruz talked, House Republican leadership indicated they may demand delay of ObamaCare’s individual mandate in […]
The Senate finally started debate on ObamaCare defunding Monday and Sen. Ted Cruz came out with an immediate confrontational tone, reports the Wall Street Journal in its straight news section. Meanwhile, the Journal’s editorial page wishes Sen. Cruz the best of luck, but makes a preemptive call for an apology from the Texas Senator if […]