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July 15, 2017
Why did we elect a Republican Congress?
Obama and the Democrats passed Obamacare without any Republican votes on a slick parliamentary move by Harry Reid. Republicans vowed to repeal Obamacare. Next, Obamacare was saved by the vote of Justice Roberts when he decided that it is constitutional as a tax even though Obama and the Dems did not pass it as a tax. Republicans again vowed to repeal Obamacare. Republicans said Obamacare is designed to fail so we end up with a single-payer system. The passage of Obamacare energized the Republican base, leading to a Tea Party, and a revival of conservative politics. We won the House in 2010 and have retained it since. We won the Senate in 2012 and have retained it since. Republicans ran on the promise to repeal Obamacare, which resulted in a Republican Congress. During the Obama administration, the Republicans passed numerous bills to repeal Obamacare. They did not become law because Obama was president, who had veto...(Read Full Post)