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ACLU Statement on Congress’ First Steps to Repeal Obamacare


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ACLU Statement on Congress’ First Steps to Repeal Obamacare

ACLU

WASHINGTON - Two congressional committees are advancing legislation today to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. This is the first concrete step Congress is taking to not only repeal the ACA but to defund Planned Parenthood and fundamentally restructure the Medicaid program. The legislation, which was only made public Monday evening and has not been vetted in a single congressional hearing, may proceed to a floor vote in the House this month.

ACLU National Political Director Faiz Shakir issued the following statement:

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The have to do some shenanigans to make it where it can't be filibustered. Is there a way to fight this regarding this legislature? Perhaps we can get Trump to veto it unless the CBO completes its work.


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I seriously doubt that Trump would veto it- That would go against his nature and disappoint his Republican bedfellows....
There is A growing number of Repubs that are against it, thinking it not cruel enough-
Who knows?