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‘If Democrats want to bail out Obamacare they should be forced to enroll in the exchanges’
WASHINGTON -- Staffers in the Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Steve Stockman voted unanimously Tuesday to reject enrollment in the District of Columbia’s Obamacare exchange.
The administration made a number of promises as it forced its health care law through Congress and onto the American people: your premiums will go down; if you like your current plan, you can keep it; and has since proclaimed everything was “working the way it is supposed to.” Yet, time and again, these promises have been broken.
WASHINGTON -- Chad Henderson, the Tennessee Obama activist who misled reporters about his supposed success in buying an ObamaCare policy, tells The Daily Caller’s Chuck Ross he has accepted Congressman Steve Stockman’s invitation to be his guest at January’s State of the Union Address.
“I look forward to giving Chad the opportunity to attend the State of the Union Address. Now when President Obama speaks about ObamaCare the media will have someone they can cut to,” said Stockman. “I encourage the President to acknowledge him and his story.”
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) Tuesday invited fake ObamaCare enrollee Chad Henderson to be his guest at January’s State of the Union Address. Stockman also urged Obama to join Henderson for a photo opportunity.
“Chad Henderson is ObamaCare personified. He pushed ObamaCare on other people but refused to buy it himself because he would pay more. He’s practically a Democrat member of Congress,” said Stockman. “I hope Chad will join me at the State of the Union Address so Obama can point to someone who personifies his policies.”
Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers: "Whether it's pediatric cancer research, whether it's diabetes, so many other cures and treatments that are being developed – we don't want to put them on hold."
(From the New Orleans Times-Picyaune newspaper) Louisiana’s leading health insurance company reports that not one person has yet successfully enrolled in a new health care plan offered through the Affordable Care Act.
Since the marketplaces opened to much fanfare Tuesday (Oct. 1), many of the state’s potential customers have been stalled on the website, unable to move past the portion of HealthCare.gov that instructs them how to set up their profile.
"It is abundantly clear that Harry Reid wants a shutdown. And now he’s gotten the shutdown that the wants." - Senator Ted Cruz, October 1, 2013
Like a bully in the school playground, Barack Obama, Democratic Leader Harry Reid, and their media cronies are demanding Republicans’ lunch money - all of it - or they are threatening to beat them to a bloody pulp.
Our answer: “Make my day!”
This morning Americans across the country took the administration at its word, believing that the health care exchanges were “on track” and would be open for business and the law would be “working the way it is supposed to.” Instead they learned what a former HHS administrator in charge of exchange operations meant when he said today would be “
The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new poll today showing there is support across the political spectrum for delaying the individual mandate one year and using the government funding bill to implement the delay. Additionally, the survey found that by a 5-point margin, respondents support using every opportunity to defund or delay the ACA rather than simply passing a “clean” bill to fund the government.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following joint statement:
“The American people don’t want a government shut down and they don’t want ObamaCare. That’s why later today, the House will vote on two amendments to the Senate-passed continuing resolution that will keep the government open and stop as much of the president’s health care law as possible.