Worthy Christian News » US News » House sends president a bill to repeal Obamacare, defund Planned Parenthood


House sends president a bill to repeal Obamacare, defund Planned Parenthood

Thursday, January 7, 2016 | Tag Cloud

us congress breaking us news

(Worthy News) - The House voted Wednesday to repeal key provisions of Obamacare and strip federal funding from Planned Parenthood, sending the bill to the White House and kicking off the 2016 election season with a symbolic action intended to highlight ideological differences between Republicans and Democrats.

The House voted 240-181 to approve the legislation, which is sure to be vetoed by President Obama.

The Senate passed the legislation last month, but neither chamber has enough votes to override a veto. It takes two-thirds of the House and Senate to override a veto, and Democrats have enough votes to block the legislation. [ Source ]

Copyright 1999-2017 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News » US News » House sends president a bill to repeal Obamacare, defund Planned Parenthood

7 thoughts on “House sends president a bill to repeal Obamacare, defund Planned Parenthood

  1. we all know oblamo will veto but at least with the votes we know where our house and senate members stand. by that information we will be able to evaluate where to cast our votes in the next election. They should have been doing this all along...vetos or no vetos.

Leave a Comment

Worthy Christian News » US News » House sends president a bill to repeal Obamacare, defund Planned Parenthood