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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Ted Cruz predicted that once Obamacare passed – – it would never be repealed


By Washington Examiner, June 29, 2017

In October 2013, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz took a lot of criticism for his doomed effort to defund Obamacare. It was an impossible goal; the GOP was in the minority in the Senate and a Democrat was in the White House. Under those circumstances, defunding President Obama's signature achievement simply wasn't going to happen. Establishment Republicans were angry at Cruz for raising the hopes of the party's base before certain disappointment.

But there was one sense in which Cruz was right — and the words he spoke four years ago are resonating today in the GOP's struggle to repeal, or, more accurately, rewrite Obamacare.


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  1. Your comment is so true that for some reason nobody wants to repeal Obamacare, just put band ads on it! Here is the answer for Obamacare-The article in the SL Tribune on July 3rd lead article says "Sales tax breaks cost $650 million". All you have to do is remove these tax breaks and apply this money for healthcare! We definitely need to get rid of Obamacare as is it has doubled the majority of people's premiums across the country! It's a serious problem for Republicans and Democrats alike! Those choosing to defend Obamacare are truly heartless to allow the majority of Americans to suffer like this and yet allow it to continue and justify helping the very vocal 1% while hurting the 99%!
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