The bill offered by Representative Kevin Brady (R-Texas) to create a commission to study the effects of Fed actions over the past 100 years is gaining some traction.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is offering an amendment that would prohibit federal employees from taking taxpayer-funded subsidies to pay for ObamaCare health insurance.
House Republicans are maintaining their position on the healthcare law and are launching what is dubbed a “two-front war” on ObamaCare. One week after the House passed a bill that defunds ObamaCare, they are attempting to take a vote this weekend on a bill that would delay the healthcare law in exchange for agreeing to raise the debt ceiling.
“I rise today in opposition to ObamaCare,”declared Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as he began his marathon speech against the president's healthcare law Tuesday afternoon. He continued, “I intend to speak in support of defunding ObamaCare until I am no longer able to stand.”