House Approves New Bill to Repeal Health Care Law
What is the WH saying?
- Duration 2:25
- Date Jul 12, 2012
What is the WH saying?
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Here is a house gonna wait until November to try to pursue this again.
-- out Martha they clearly don't want to wait because yesterday it was the 33.
Time the GOP controlled house has held a vote to 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 the senate by some Republicans it 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 than 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.
Have a question aren't so if the president has already threatened -- 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 -- even took place yesterday the Press Secretary Jay Carney said that the entire repeal process is basically point.
Testing these votes.
-- and -- 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 -- 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 -- DC and DC.