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President Obama works to establish his legacy Republicans are looking to find new ways to put a halt to what they call a major threat to the US economy.
The president's signature achievement Health Care Reform.
Chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel explains.
Some conservatives are asking their colleagues to join their fight into funding obamacare the senators Mike -- Marco Rubio and Ted crews are sending a letter to senate majority leader Harry Reid.
They -- the only way to avert disaster is to fully repeal obamacare and start over with a more practical approach in -- for these reasons we will not support any continuing resolution.
Or appropriations legislation.
That funds further implementation.
Or enforcement of Obama care.
Already the number three GOP senator John Thune has signed the promise letter and sources expect about a dozen senators to do so.
A new Fox News poll reveals 53% of those surveyed say the law should be repealed.
While 40% -- to be kept in place -- says this is a critical stage is our last chance.
This is the last stop on the Obama care expressed before the -- kicks him.
It's got to be done now it's got to be done in connection with the continuing resolution that expire September 30 today the president challenged the GOP to offer health care solution.
If you think you have a better plan for making sure that every American has the security.
-- affordable health care.
Let's stop taking meaningless repealed votes and -- your concrete idea -- If Republican senators block a continuing resolution to keep the government funded after September 30.
That could lead to a government shut down we don't want to -- -- that's the last thing we want so far Reid is not amused intention is likely to build with budgetary matters taking center stage in September.
In the nation about to hit the debt ceiling Reid was asked if -- consider.
We are not negotiating.
-- debt ceiling the president has said this I've said it -- I don't know how many more times we need to say that.
In the house majority whip Kevin McCarthy says recent votes to delay Obama -- have revealed growing Democrats support.
We have 35 Democrats join with us in delaying the mandate on businesses and 22 in the individual.
So I think even the Democrats begin to see the.
A number of conservatives tell me they are on the fence about this effort because they would love to defund obamacare.
But they say they worry about the political collateral damage if Republicans get blamed for government shut down Brett.
Mike thank you.
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