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Pence woos conservatives with anti-abortion
adds to Obamacare repeal

Politico, by Rachael Bade and John Bresnahan

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Posted By:Lalo, 3/20/2017 8:20:08 PM

Vice President Mike Pence appealed to prominent anti-abortion lawmakers on Monday night to support the House Obamacare replacement bill, touting “pro-life” provisions in the bill as a reason to vote "yes." During a White House meeting with the GOP leaders of the congressional pro-life caucus, Pence pitched the group on some of the bill´s restrictions on abortion, including one major change to the bill expected to be announced Monday that pro-lifers say is essential to their support. His arguments, as well as the recent change to the bill, convinced some members like Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.)

It´s surprising the abortion issue wasn´t dealt with properly to begin with in this bill.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: plex, 3/20/2017 8:38:41 PM     (No. 11196174)

It is distressing how these single issue members buy into a piece of garbage because some clause protects their rice bowl. Without removing the insurance coverage mandates and the community rating mandates, this bill is worse than the real Obamacare.

Where is the concern for the big picture. The freedom of the American citizen? Only
Ted Cruz and Rand Paul seem to be looking out for us and I hope that they either get those two amendments or the bill goes down in the Senate.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: columba, 3/20/2017 10:42:08 PM     (No. 11196280)

Freedom for the US citizen in the womb is important.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 3/20/2017 10:53:05 PM     (No. 11196294)

And yet this bill STILL covers illegal aliens.

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