Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) is a member of the House Freedom Caucus who wastes no words in the repeal of Obamacare. In a one-sentence bill, he encapsulates what conservatives are expecting from the promises of the Republican party that were made in 2016. Mr. Brooks is obviously a man of few words and strong on action. For many conservatives, this is no joke. What do you think of this?
As Written By Onan Coca for the Constitution.
“Effective as of Dec. 31, 2017, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed, and the provisions of law amended or repealed by such Act are restored or revived as if such Act had not been enacted.”
So reads the Obamacare Repeal Act as authored by Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL).
Brooks is a member of the House Freedom Caucus and had announced his opposition to the Republican Healthcare alternative known as the American Health Care Act last week before the planned vote on Thursday (and then again on Friday).
— Mo Brooks (@RepMoBrooks) March 24, 2017
You can read Brook’s rationale against the AHCA bill here.
Here’s what Brooks had to say about the GOP healthcare bill last week on Fox News:
“We are being asked to vote for the largest Republican welfare plan in the history of the Republican Party. That should be a hard swallow and a hard sell. We’ll see how it plays out. To get my support we have to keep our commitments to the American people. We promised that we were going to repeal Obamacare. The House leadership plan is not a repeal of Obamacare. It keeps substantial parts of Obamacare in place, and it copies or repackages other parts of Obamacare. A repeal bill is like what Congressman Steve King out of Iowa has, it’s a nice two page bill, two sentences, the Affordable Care Act is hereby………
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