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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