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Rep. Steve King: ‘Full repeal’ of health care possible by cutting off funding

Chad Brady (admin)
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Though GOP efforts to repeal President Obama’s health care law is almost certainly set to fall short, Republicans are already plotting their next steps – and are planning to use power over the government’s purse strings to block much of the law from taking effect.

On ABC’s “Top Line” today, Rep. Steve King – a main co-sponsor of the repeal effort – told us that he’s not giving up on the possibility that the Senate will also repeal the law, as the House is planning to do this week.

That means a new Republican president could sign “the repeal of Obamacare as one of the first acts of his new presidency,” in 2013, King said.

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