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September 28, 2013

House GOP Will Return CR To The Senate With A One-Year Obamacare Delay

The House GOP is united this afternoon on a plan to send the CR back to the Senate with a one-year Obamacare delay. It unites the caucus and has the benefit of being popular with a majority of the public, including even a majority of Democrats.

As I have mentioned before, defunding does not get rid of the most troublesome portions of Obamacare, including its taxes, tax credits, plan mandates, and the individual mandate. If we want to hold that stuff off (and I really want to hold off the tax credits aka the subsidies), the delay plan is superior to the defund plan.

The House will separately pass a bill to fund the military, since this move makes a shutdown all but certain.

The vote's supposed to come this afternoon. Then it's back in Sen. Reid's hands.


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