McConnell Attaches Obamacare Repeal To Highway Bill
Yeah, this will fly.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has proposed repealing Obamacare as part of the long-term highway bill currently being considered in the upper chamber.
McConnell’s office said Friday that the Senate would vote Sunday on an amendment to the highway legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. The initial vote, which would cap debate on the repeal amendment, would need 60 votes. It seems unlikely to get it—six Democrats would have to join the Republicans in effectively endorsing repeal.
“We’d love that,” said Don Stewart, McConnell’s spokesman, in an email. “I don’t know if six [Democrats] would vote for repeal, but we’ll see.”