Fight over Obamacare continues as House moves toward vote on funding measure
09/19/2013 // West Palm Beach , Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)
Washington – The House is expected to vote on a funding measure aimed at derailing President Obama’s health care plan. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), GOP leaders added to legislation aimed at stopping a government shutdown a provision that would hinder the health care law is passed.
Democrats have asserted that the inclusion of the provision is a “waste of time” and the White House has issued a threat to veto the bill if passed.
Rep. Nita Lowey of New York, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, is quoted by the AP as stating, “Republicans want to play games of brinksmanship on the budget and the debt limit even though the foreseeable consequence will be plummeting stock markets and businesses freezing their hiring.”
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