Congress Votes to Repeal ACA (Again)

In less-than-earth-shattering news, the GOP-led house voted for the 37th time to repeal the ACA, otherwise known as (in bipartisan tones) Obamacare. The vote was a predictable win for the Republicans — 229-195 — and, surprise!, has zero chance of ultimate signature into law by the president. As a matter of fact, the WH tweeted yesterday, in a rather defiant mood,

As if a reminder were truly necessary. Wait, perhaps it is…

When asked if he wants to hold yet another vote on the law — after more than 30 have been held since the law passed — Boehner said, “Obamacare is going to drive up the cost of health care, it is going to drive up the cost of health insurance and make it harder for small businesses to hire workers. … I believe that at the core of who I am. I’m going to do everything I can to make sure we don’t wreck the best health care delivery system the world has ever known.”

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17. May 2013 by Michael Douglas, MD, MBA
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