By J. D. Heyes, editor-in-chief
(NationalSentinel) Healthcare Reform: Republican leaders, no doubt feeling heat from constituents about their failure to advance a real piece of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, have renewed their interest in getting it done, proclaiming that a number of hurdles have been overcome following a Tuesday morning meeting, Fox News reported.
“We broke down many of those dividing lines within our conference,” proclaimed House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as GOPers huddled in the basement of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday morning. “We are going to get there.”
“We promised that we would repeal and replace ObamaCare. And that’s exactly what we’re going to do,” added House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
“The resolve of our conference to repeal ObamaCare and replace it has never been stronger,” bragged House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La.
“We remain committed to a better health care future to every person in this country,” said House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.
But – haven’t voters heard this before? Of course they have. Still, as Fox News reported further:
Now Republicans are just days from a two-week congressional recess for Easter and Passover. Many rank-and-file GOPers are trying to goad Ryan into calling a vote on the health care legislation the brass euthanized last Friday because it lacked the votes to pass. Lawmakers worry about raucous town halls. The dereliction of an eight-year campaign promise that they would repeal and replace ObamaCare.
“I won’t tell you the timeline because we want to get it right,” said Ryan. “We have an aggressive agenda and we’ve been moving quickly on this aggressive agenda. But we want to make sure that we get it right.”
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We’ll see. Some bills rise from the dead but many don’t. However, few others carry the kind of negative consequences that failure to repeal Obamacare does for Republicans.
As for those raucous town halls, well, they’re going to be raucous anyway, boys and girls, because the George Soros-funded Left will make sure to send folks to “protest” whatever bill you propose and/or pass. So buck up and prepare for it.
Obamacare is collapsing, and it’s taking the American health care industry down with it. It’s time for that miserable law to go away.
Get it done, GOP. You gave us your word.