House Passes CR


Last night, House Republicans passed a continuing resolution (CR) that would delay Obamacare for a year, repeal the medical devices tax that helps pay for Obamacare, and postpone a potential government shutdown until December. However, the bill has no chance in the Democratic-controlled Senate. But the bill will allow House Republicans, at least for now, to say that they sent the Senate a bill that would avoid a government shutdown. If a continuing resolution or budget is not passed by midnight tomorrow, the government will shutdown. The House originally passed a continuing resolution, then the Senate stripped it of the parts regarding Obamacare, then the House acted last night. Polls show that Americans would blame Republicans for a shutdown, however they hope that Americans’ dislike of Obamacare will help them.

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Tyler is the chief media reporter for TKNN, with the news organization since its founding in November of 2010. He has previously served as chief political reporter and chief political anchor for TKNN.

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