Before leaving town for the holiday, Congress passed a massive funding bill. The budget bill continues taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood and the Affordable Care Act. When conservatives cried foul, Republicans pointed out they didn’t have the needed 60 Senate votes.
After hearing from angry constituents, the Senate now plans to use reconciliation to make some key changes to the Americans’ Health Care Freedom Reconciliation Act before kicking it back to the House for final approval.
Once again the Republican leadership is playing “Peanuts” football. You remember Lucy promises to hold the football for the kick then pulls it away at the last minute. We are lead to believe the votes for “Reconciliation” are suddenly available. Really, where were they when the GOP gave away the candy store to fund Obama’s agenda?
This is a case of repeating the lie, until the working saps believe the lie! Meanwhile the working man is required to make bricks without straw. Then after the election, Sen. Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul Ryan will join hands with their Democrat counterparts and it will be business as usual. No thanks – I’ll support Donald Trump.
Robert Havay, Clovis