Senate GOP Takes GIANT STEP Towards Ending Obamacare

  • 12/02/2017 12:00 AM
  • Source: The Hill
  • by: Peter Sullivan
Senate GOP Takes GIANT STEP Towards Ending Obamacare
Senate Republicans have approved the repeal of ObamaCare’s individual mandate as part of their tax-cut bill, a major step toward ending an unpopular part of the health-care law.

“Families ought to be able to make decisions about what they want to buy and what works for them — not the government,” Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said, hailing the accomplishment.

“I believe if people don’t want to buy the ObamaCare insurance, they shouldn’t have to pay a tax penalty to the IRS.”

The Senate tax bill must still be reconciled with House legislation that does not include the mandate’s repeal. But that is unlikely to be a major issue, given support in the GOP conference for repealing the mandate.
 Source: The Hill
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