March 06, 2013
OBAMACARE FUNDING UP FOR VOTE TODAY
According to Breitbart.com, the vote on 2013 funding for Obamacare is being rushed to the House floor TODAY:
House Speaker John Boehner and House GOP leadership rapidly scheduled a Wednesday morning floor vote on legislation that will fund the government—including the controversial Affordable Care Act—for the rest of the year, Breitbart News has learned.If you have an opinion on Obamacare, this would be a good time to make some noise.
As Breitbart News reported late Tuesday, 30 House Republicans have signed a letter demanding Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor not pass a Continuing Resolution that funds Obamacare at all. Jim Bridenstine of Oklahoma and Tim Huelskamp of Kansas to get other members to support the effort.
When Boehner and Cantor received the letter, a senior GOP source told Breitbart News that both were shocked by the large response and frantically scheduled the CR vote for Wednesday morning.
“Leadership scheduled the vote for Wednesday morning after seeing the Obamacare letter, believing it’s better to go now than wait,” the senior GOP adviser on Capitol Hill said.
Boehner and Cantor attributed their decision to forecasted inclement weather. A major snowstorm is expected to hit Washington, D.C. in the next couple days.
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