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Can say that the president's -- an empty promise and that they see as the largest tax increase in American history some top Democrats say they believe that is not just not -- Here's a -- for 97%.
Of American families won't pay one dime of tax increases under this law present will.
The Congressional Budget Office released a fact that twenty million people are expected loser health insurance coverage -- this -- stand.
So now the lines are being -- yet again a new details now on some Democrats possibly joining Republicans in this fight.
Our chief congressional correspondent is Mike Emanuel live on the -- early for us Mike good morning -- you.
How many votes will come from Democrats.
We are counting heads at this point bill we've confirmed three for sure so far we expect that number.
Will likely grow let's take a look at the names we've confirmed at this point they are Dan Boren Democrat from Oklahoma.
Larry -- from North Carolina.
And Mike MacIntyre also from North Carolina this is a vote that we'll have.
Very real political impact or.
Democrats in districts where this law is unpopular they vote against repeal this may be.
Trouble for them in November to be fair it may also have an impact on Republicans in swing districts where voters may not be crazy about this repeal effort.
Meanwhile here is a leading Republican.
On the effort to go forward with repeal.
If the facts.
That we now know today.
About this law were available when this law was being debated there's no way this -- become law.
This is effectively.
A government takeover of 17% of our economy.
And a lot of Republicans are saying this is not a symbolic vote they are moving forward doing the will.
Of the American people so we we await this the vote here Mike on the other side where Democrats saying against this vote today.
We've heard a lot of them saying that this is a waste of time this is the 31 effort to either repeal -- -- on the president's health care law.
They also say it's a waste time because President Obama has threatened to veto this if this -- to go anywhere so we've heard from leading Democrats.
-- -- their portions of this law and fighting against repeal.
This is about politics not policy.
And very frankly if it passed if it became law.
A literally millions and millions of Americans would lose benefits -- already have young people would be kicked off their family's insurance policy.
Preexisting conditions would now be used by the insurance company keep children from getting health care insurance.
So expect some passionate arguments for an against repeal on the floor of the house.
And a vote to repeal sometime this afternoon here we go again Mike Emanuel thanks live on the hill leading our coverage.
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