House Debate on Repeal of Health Care Law
- Duration 1:31
- Date Jul 10, 2012
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-- Billy house members debate the rule for debating the issue than they actually debate the issue then tomorrow they hold an actual vote on repeal.
Got that immediately after the high court's five to four ruling on the law of course Republicans vowed to hold yet another repeal vote.
This is nothing new they've had 31 of these before just like the -- before this repeal is bound to pass the Republican controlled house.
But the senate will probably not take it up and the president would veto the measure anyway even if both houses did pass it.
Nonetheless Republicans are adamant.
We want to repeal this so that we can in fact replace there is a need we all recognized -- priority is job creation and economic growth but.
This is -- need that has to be addressed.
The other question today as you mentioned how many moderate Democrats might join the repeal effort to gain political cover.
In there upcoming reelection -- -- to be something to watch right Howard Democrats in general or -- -- to repeal effort Steve.
Well most of them think the -- is wasting its time even though the law itself is unpopular.
Individual parts of -- do enjoy widespread support like eliminating the ban on coverage for preexisting conditions.
And that lifetime cap -- I have to be honest in in the time that I was home over the -- ten days.
Not that many people mentioned the Affordable Care Act to me other than to say that they liked it and they were glad -- the Supreme Court upheld it.
-- we're likely to hear a lot of fiery debate on this repealed but again it's largely symbolic it.