The GOP wants to rebuild its political capital and public credibility by solving ObamaCare’s implementation problems. This pivot comes after Republicans took major hits in polls following the government shutdown.
The House this week will vote on a measure called, “Keep Your Health Plan Act.” It aims to do what the president promised years ago: If you like your health plan, you can stay on it. Senate Republicans, meanwhile, are pushing for a vote in their chamber. That measure has already attracted Democratic support…
At least one Republican is not sure he will vote yes.
Tennessee GOP Rep. Scott Des Jarlais said,
“My opinion is that this thing will be delayed or pushed back out of necessity so, with or without a bill, if you can’t repeal a bad law, then enforce it strictly and the people will repeal it for you.”