Passing Tax Reform Offers Republicans Another Shot to Repeal Obamacare


ㅤPictured: Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA)

ㅤ”Speaker Paul Ryan signaled that next year he wants to tackle entitlement reform, while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested that Republicans should move on from repealing Obamacare. Republicans will only have a one-seat majority in the Senate in 2018, which will make more contentious issues such as welfare reform and Obamacare repeal less politically viable, although some conservatives have argued that Republicans should focus on repealing Obamacare.
ㅤRep. Dave Brat, a member of the House Freedom Caucus, contended, ‘When I go back home, the No. 1 issue, by far, is still ObamaCare and major health-care reform that’s needed to bring these skyrocketing premiums to an end.'”

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House Freedom Caucus backs bill to end diversity visa lottery

ㅤ”In the wake of the recent terrorist attack in New York City, we call on House leadership to follow President Trump’s call to end the diversity visa lottery program,’ the caucus said in a statement.
‘We should have an up-or-down stand-alone vote on H.R. 1178 and send it to the Senate. As President Trump said, It’s time to get tougher and smarter on immigration.”

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