Obamacare Individual Mandate

Ryan Should Take President Trump’s Suggestions On Tax Reform

We would prefer to see bigger tax cuts accompanied by spending cuts, but absent that, we urge the House to include President Trump’s suggestions in the final House bill and send it to the Senate for further improvement.

WH Still Hasn't Approved IRS Docs On Indiv. Mandate

Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller

Americans have to be prepared for an increased individual mandate tax to hit in just two weeks, but the White House still hasn’t gotten around to approving the IRS paperwork on the requirement.

Washington’s Drunken Clowns

The problem for the Republican establishment is now that ObamaCare’s inherent flaws are being publicly exposed what are Republicans going to do about it? Right now it looks like they plan to pile in the clown car, keep funding ObamaCare, and give Democrats a free ride past the next election by postponing the individual mandate for a year.

House to Move to Debt Ceiling Vote

Erik Wasson, The Hill

House Repub. leaders are expected to unveil a bill raising the nation’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling Weds. The bill is likely to tie the debt ceiling hike to a 1-year delay for key ObamaCare provisions such as the individual mandate.

The Best Ground to Fight Obamacare On

We give our friends at the RSC credit for creativity with their proposal, but trying to thread the needle between the House GOP leadership’s lack of fight on Obamacare (or almost any other issue) and the demands of the conservative grassroots for real action to defund Obamacare is an enterprise destined to fail.