Senate Votes to Keep it's own Obamacare entitlement
posted at 10/1/2013 6:43 PM EDT
Senators defeated the House proposal along party lines, 54-46. There were no defections. The measure would have delayed the individual mandate, a core piece of the Affordable Care Act, and prevented congressional lawmakers and staff from receiving federal subsidies when they enter healthcare exchanges.
Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/325679-senate-quickly-rejects-house-latest-funding-measure#ixzz2gVrPSXNk
Yah, they're in it with us. Right up until they had to pay for it like the rest of us.
Re: Senate Votes to Keep it's own Obamacare entitlement
posted at 10/1/2013 8:17 PM EDT
In response to skeeter20's comment:
Hey dipstick, repeating the same lie doesn't change the facts... it's till a lie.
The Obamacare Non-Exemption
Congressional employees aren’t receiving a “special handout.”
And by the by, why won't Bonner call for a vote on any of the 5 CR resolutions that the Senate has passed?
The Senate has voted on every CR the wingnuts have sent their way, every senator got a vote, but Bonner and the wingnuts are too much of cowards to allow a vote because they know they would lose.
From your source:
Senate Democratic leaders renewed their call on Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to put the Senate-passed stopgap up for a vote on the House floor.
“If they call it for a vote, it will pass. They know it.