When House Republicans get a chance to repeal Obamacare and are able to send that to a Republican President that’s a good thing. So why did nine House Republicans vote no on the repeal.
From Roll Call:
House Republicans on Friday passed a bare-bones fiscal 2017 budget resolution with few intraparty defections, as most GOP members saw the unbalanced and long-delayed spending plan as a necessary means to an end of repealing the 2010 health care law.
The nine Republicans who voted against the measure raised concerns about either the budget not balancing, a key priority for fiscal conservatives, or the aggressive timeline of repealing the Affordable Care Act, given that the GOP has yet to present a replacement plan. The final vote was 227-198.
Majority Whip Steve Scalise told reporters the defections were fewer than GOP vote counters had anticipated.
“This is a signal that we are very serious about what we’ve campaigned on for years,” the Louisiana Republican said.
Here are the members who voted against Obamacare repeal:
— Justin Amash (@justinamash) January 13, 2017
- Rep. [score]Charlie Dent[/score]
- Rep. [score]Brian Fitzpatrick[/score]
- Rep. [score]John Katko[/score]
- Rep. [score]Tom MacArthur[/score]
- Rep. [score]Justin Amash[/score]
- Rep. [score]Raul Labrador[/score]
- Rep. [score]Walter Jones[/score]
- Rep [score]Thomas Massie[/score]
- Rep. [score]Tom McClintock[/score]
@justinamash I hope the citizens of Michigan make note of your votes today and send you packing when you're up for reelection.
— Lisa (@Flyingright1) January 13, 2017
— Janilyn ((????)) (@Geckogal55) January 13, 2017
@justinamash why did you vote against Mattis waiver?
— Pat Host (@Pat_DefDaily) January 13, 2017
— Wendy F (@WendyFletchNP) January 14, 2017
These congressmen save this on the Obamacare repeal resolution.Now Correct me if I’m wrong dialog makers are in talks to create a replacement which includes a budget so why vote against it other than just to have your name on the record, when others are working to replace it with a better alternate
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