More on Health Issues
When Congress enacts a law, the President has the constitutionally-mandated duty to "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." See U.S. Const., Art. II, Sec. 3. You would think that, when it comes to a President's signature initiative, that the President would be eager to discharge this responsibility.
Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) joined his House of Representative colleagues last night in voting to pass a Continuing Resolution that funds the government while delaying ObamaCare for one year as well as repealing the destructive medical device tax. The House of Representatives also passed legislation ensuring that active-duty military continue to receive pay in the event that a funding bill is not signed into law prior to October 1. DeSantis issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) continues to take the lead on blocking illegal health care subsidies for Congress and their staffs and forcing the President and political elite to live under the health care reform law they support.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement after the passage of a Continuing Resolution by the House of Representatives that funds the government while defunding President Obama’s signature health care law:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today joined House and Senate conservatives at a press conference to support the Continuing Resolution that funds the government while defunding President Obama’s signature health care law.
Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today held a press conference with Sen. David Vitter (LA) to introduce the James Madison Congressional Accountability Act. This legislation will block a proposed administrative rule by the Office of Personnel Management that purports to offer ObamaCare subsidies for Members of Congress and congressional staff not authorized by law and not available to the rest of the American people.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) – joined by 228 of his colleagues – voted today in favor of H.R. 45 to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Rep. DeSantis released the following statement:
"The full and complete repeal of ObamaCare is one of the most critical issues of our time. The law's budgetary costs are prohibitive, its bureaucracy is vast and unaccountable, and it harms Medicare recipients, jeopardizes the health plans of millions of Americans, and causes insurance costs to soar.