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A good time today with the efforts to repeal the health care law.
Moves forward the house passing that repeal by nearly sixty those they have five Democrats.
Who broke ranks and voted with the Republicans saying that they wanted to turn over the health care law as well so the senate now is being pushed to take up.
That law as well we'll see if they actually do that that's a brand new hour starting right now here in America's Newsroom are glad to have you with us on a third -- -- -- -- And I'm Bill Hemmer good morning good morning to you earlier the chairman of the House Budget Committee Paul Ryan.
All -- talking -- Sean Hannity late last night about Republicans will continue working toward a repeal because he says that's what Americans favor.
This is up to the American people.
Through their elected representatives.
To repeal and replace this law and what we're demonstrating today is that the house representatives here and ready to do that.
The question now is the United States senate and the president obviously they're not going to do that.
And so Peter -- live on this story this morning in Washington Peter.
Is a house gonna wait until November to try to pursue this again.
Martha they clearly don't want to wait because yesterday it was the 33.
Time the GOP controlled house has held a -- either repeal or defund.
The Affordable Care Act and before the votes remain -- the speaker of the house John Boehner basically called out.
All the senators who have sat still while his house has voted nearly three dozen times to repeal obamacare.
For those who still support to repealing this harmful health care law.
We're giving our colleagues in the senate another chance to heed the will of the American people.
And for those who did not support repeal the last time it's a chance for our colleagues to reconsider.
And now this chart is being passed around a senate by some Republicans that draws on CBO data and it shows a new estimate for the cost of the health care law's first real decade.
As being about three times higher.
In president Obama's original estimate but even at the repeal measure got through the senate President Obama has vowed to repeal.
Any rather vowed to veto any repeal measure.
-- this question aren't as so if the president has already threatened veto as you say he has.
What does the White House want congress to do at this point.
They basically want congress to move on and before that vote even took place yesterday the Press Secretary Jay Carney said that the entire repeal process is basically point.
Testing these votes.
-- -- -- and again you know it's probably on average once every few weeks.
Does nothing to improve.
The bottom line for middle class families does nothing to send a single.
An eighteen year old American to college.
Does nothing to.
And help build.
New industries in this country.
And in a brand new Quinnipiac University poll that's out today a majority of Americans agreed that the Affordable Care Act is a tax -- 55% of them but.
Then in a slightly mixed message that same poll shows that 48%.
Agree with the supreme court's decision to uphold the law.
But about the same number 49%.
Think that congress should repeal it.
And -- lot of mixed messages in that Peter thank you very much speed -- -- you -- --
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