House votes to block IRS enforcement of Obamacare

It's a symbolic gesture, of course. The Senate will ignore it. But it's interesting because the GOP is sticking it to the IRS for both their involvement in Obamacare and the targeting scandal. Many lawmakers connected the two in floor speeches, saying that the IRS can't be trusted to enforce the Affordable Care Act because of their political bias. The Hill: The House voted Friday to prevent the IRS from enforcing any aspect of ObamaCare, a bill meant to exact revenge against an agency that Republicans say is incapable of neutral enforcement of the law.Members approved the Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act in a 232-185 vote. Four Democrats supported the bill along with every Republican. The vote capped off several days of work in the House on bills aimed at reining in government regulation and government overreach.House Democrats cast the votes as merely for show, given opposition from the White House and the Senate majority. The Obama administration threatened to veto the...(Read Full Post)