FreedomWorks Thanks Sen. Mike Lee for Championing ObamaCare Repeal

Following news that Senators Mitch McConnell and Mike Lee released a joint statement in support of using budget reconciliation to repeal ObamaCare, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented:

"Thank you Senator Mike Lee for standing up to Senate leadership and forcing a vote on repealing ObamaCare through budget reconciliation, so it would only need a simple majority vote. Activists across the country worked to elect leaders who would fight for them. Today we can join them in thanking Mike Lee for getting leadership to commit to a repeal vote that can actually reach the president’s desk."

"ObamaCare is destroying our health care system, driving up costs, and decreasing the quality of care. It’s about time the Senate acted on their promises and used every tool available to repeal this disastrous law."

"This will force the president to defend his signature law that is dismantling America’s health care system. Even though he will likely veto the bill, it sets up health care as a major campaign issue in 2016. This is the dry run we need to demonstrate how to actually repeal ObamaCare, and we need all the presidential candidates to commit to full repeal."

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