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Cornyn Applauds House Vote to Permanently Delay Obamacare

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July 18, 2013, 8:57am
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WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement on the House of Representative’s bipartisan passage of delays for both the employer and individual mandate:

“The president has now acknowledged that a significant component of his health care law is broken and has delayed enforcement of Obamacare’s employer mandate.

“I applaud the House of Representatives’ action to ensure that all Americans are protected from Obamacare’s costly mandates and call on the Majority Leader to bring this legislation to the Senate floor for a vote.

“If Senate Democrats agree with the president that employers should be protected from Obamacare’s costly mandate, do they also believe that the rest of America should have that same protection?Rather than a delay for some, we need a permanent delay for all Americans.”

Senator Cornyn serves on the Finance and Judiciary Committees. He serves as the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee’s Immigration, Refugees and Border Security subcommittee. He served previously as Texas Attorney General, Texas Supreme Court Justice, and Bexar County District Judge.

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Untrue Resident  
July 26, 2013 4:43pm
Puzzled did you know that Wilson County is in one of those metropolitan areas? Did you know that Lamar Smith is a Republican in the San Antonio Metropolitan? Did you know District 23 has flip-flopped between Republicans and ... More ›

July 26, 2013 4:19pm
Puzzled.....I guess that explains why the GOP occupy most of the elected positions in the state government of Texas. Must also be the reason that 100 percent of the senators sent to Wash DC are from the GOP.

Wilson Co.  
July 26, 2013 3:44pm
According to recent published data, 85% of Texans live in 13 metropolitan area of Texas. Do any of you GOP folks really think that what you write in this worthless column really impacts anything? Face it, rural Texas can kiss ... More ›

Untrue Resident  
July 26, 2013 3:23pm
Well you and Karl Rove is Duh! Did you read the language of the bill by Senator Cruz or did the size of your head get in the way of reading? According to Karl Rove, Romney was going to win the election and persisted right ... More ›

squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
July 26, 2013 3:20pm
I wonder what will happen when this nation cannot borrow money to fund entitlements ?

4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
July 26, 2013 3:05pm
The jest of the statement by Karl Rove is that it is impossible to stop obamacare by non funding it cause all but $50 billion are mandatory expenses, DUH!

Untrue Resident  
July 26, 2013 2:19pm
According to Karl Rove.... really? He is the most polarizing figure in the GOP. I trust him as much as I trust David Axelrod. I guess to you and Karl, $10 billion is chump change. Is the $10 billion in one year versus the $1 ... More ›

Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
July 26, 2013 10:01am
Hate Obamacare and love Medicare.....Is this a sign that old f**ts are confused hypocrites. I guess it boils down to whose ox is being gored......

4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
July 26, 2013 8:58am
According to Karl Rove, the amount of money to be spent on Obamacare is $1.05 trillion and of that only $10 billion is NOT mandatory. So, a vote againt defunding Obamacare would only amount to $10 billion and would do almost ... More ›

Equatorial Guinea, West Africa  
July 26, 2013 5:03am
4th, Personal responsibility has gone the way of objective reporting in the media. Not sure we will ever see either again the way things are looking, Good post.

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