Boehner: GOP ‘Not There Yet’ On A Plan To Replace Obamacare

In this Dec. 12, 2013, photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio rebukes conservative groups who oppose the pending bipartisan budget compromise struck by House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and S... In this Dec. 12, 2013, photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio rebukes conservative groups who oppose the pending bipartisan budget compromise struck by House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republican establishment’s much-anticipated pushback against the tea party wing is underway. Boehner made that clear, when he renewed his earlier denunciation of groups that try to defeat GOP incumbents they consider too willing to compromise with Democrats. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) MORE LESS
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House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans are still working on a plan to replace Obamacare that they can coalesce around.

“You know, the discussions about Obamacare and what the replacement bill would look like continue. We’re trying to build consensus around one plan,” the Ohio Republican told reporters. “Not there yet.”

The Affordable Care Act was enacted in March of 2010. In the more than four years since, Republicans have promised to “repeal and replace” the law but party leaders have not offered a health care reform plan of their own.

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  1. Not there yet?
    LOL!!! They’ve only had five years to come up with an alternative.
    They’ll NEVER get there.

  2. There’s no plan because they don’t want to have a plan. They’ve had years to develop one so stop lying.

  3. Avatar for jsfox jsfox says:

    LOL we already know your plan . . . do nothing.

  4. Mainly because once any real plan was out there, and it became apparent how many would be hurt, including their base, the opponents of the ACA might realize how good it really is.

  5. It will be “Medicare for All”-- while defunding Medicare entirely. Drown all the puppies in one bag!

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