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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Cruz: Pence Can Use Senate Powers to Expand Obamacare Replacement Bill

Vice President Mike Pence can overrule a Senate parliamentarian and bulk up the House healthcare bill to include conservative-favored reforms, like letting insurance companies sell across state lines, according to Sen. Ted Cruz.

The Texas Republican, who had dinner with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, says Pence, as Senate president, should be ready to overrule parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough to expand the scope of the Obamacare replacement bill, The Hill reported.

Cruz argues Pence can decide what and what isn’t eligible for special procedural protection, The Hill reports – and could set aside her decision.

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Jim said...

You can say what you want about Ted Cruz, but he is a very smart legal scholar.
He would make a good Supreme Court justice, and his idea here is very good.

STOP letting the dems rule. They LOST.

Anonymous said...

If your over 50 years old, you won't be able to afford any coverage i under this bill. read it.
55 year old man would pay approx. 8500.00 a year under this plan, plus all deductables and copays. then add in your family.
obomacare is imploding, but this will cover no one.