This week, thanks to a groundswell of opposition from conservative activists, the House Republican leadership decided to delay voting on their continuing resolution. Leadership would never admit it, but they canceled Thursday’s scheduled vote because they did not have enough support from Republican members.
Using tactics that only Washington insiders could dream of, House leadership attempted a questionable parliamentary scheme which is known as “deem and pass.” The goal was to give Republicans a chance to say they voted to defund Obamacare while simultaneously passing a bill out of the House that funds it. If that sounds confusing, that’s because it is… and by design. The proposal was an outrageous sleight of hand by House leadership who apparently forgot how voters gave them the majority in response to Obamacare’s passage in 2010.
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