GOP Doc: Vote to Defund Obamacare, Let Senate Erase It

Matthew Boyle
Big Government
10 Sept 2013

A document House Majority Leader Eric Cantor distributed to all House Republicans on Tuesday, obtained by Breitbart News, confirms that he is planning to make it appear as though the House is voting to defund Obamacare while using a legislative procedural trick which would allow the Democrat-controlled Senate to strip defunding language from the Continuing Resolution…

…Breitbart News reported on this plan from Cantor and others in House GOP leadership on Monday evening. After that story, a prominent House conservative source told Breitbart News that members who support defunding Obamacare are organizing and plan to whip against Cantor’s ploy.

“Expect a significant whip effort against the rule among the rank and file if they try to pull the trick on defunding,” the conservative source said.

In a statement provided to Breitbart News, ForAmerica chairman Brent Bozell denounced Cantor’s and Boehner’s ploy. “The latest move announced today by Speaker Boehner and House Republican leadership is nothing more than a cheap parliamentary trick. Once again these Republican ‘leaders’ have failed to commit to defund ObamaCare by any means necessary,” Bozell said.

“Instead they are hiding behind smoke and mirrors by ‘putting the responsibility on the Senate’ to defund ObamaCare. Conservatives and the tea party are fed up with these stupid government tricks,” he continued. “Now it’s the GOP leadership playing them.”

“What they didn’t say was that the vote they will push to the Senate to defund ObamaCare is meaningless and won’t get the job done — and they know it. It is a slap — a cynical, dishonest slap — across the face of everyone who voted for them. This will cost them,” Bozell warned.

“If they do not defund ObamaCare by any means necessary the GOP will own it and they will pay a hefty political price for breaking their promise,” he declared. “To those rank and file members playing this three card monte game, I can say only one thing: Get ready for some primaries.”…


The complete article is at Big Government where readers may also read and download “The Plan.”


Related:  From today’s “Exempt America from Obamacare Rally” (via Breitbart TV):

Louie Gohmert Leads ‘Yes We Can’ Chant Against Obamacare

Michele Bachmann Compares Obamacare Fight to Battle of the Bulge

Rand Paul at Exempt America: ‘Defund the Whole Damn Thing’

Rep. Steve King at Exempt America: ‘We Demand Our Freedom Back!’

Herman Cain: America Divided Between Political Class and Working Class

Tim Huelskamp: Buck Stops in U.S. House to Block Obamacare

Senator Mike Lee: ObamaCare ‘Universally Despised’ Outside Beltway 


There’s more video on Breitbart’s UStreamTV.  Part 1 of the rally is here.  Part 2 is here.


The Right Scoop has just posted: BREAKING: Sen. Ted Cruz to give major foreign policy speech tomorrow

The Senator also spoke at today’s rally. Watch: “This Thing Ain’t Working!” – Ted Cruz fires up crowd at Exempt America from Obamacare Rally

The Right Scoop also has video of the entire rally here



UpdatePublic Shaming Time! Names Of Republicans Who Refuse To Defund BoehnerCare

The Senate Conservatives Fund website shows that 1.2 million people have signed a pledge to defund the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. But a number of top Republicans apparently have refused to sign the pledge, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and Sens. John McCain (Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (S.C.).

No Republicans, in either the Senate or the House, voted to pass Obamacare, which became law in March 2010.

The senators’ website, which also features a stopwatch counting down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until the end of the fiscal year and a proposed continuing resolution to keep the government funded – names the 11 Republican Senators who “won’t pledge” to sign the petition…



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