The Senate may vote as early as this week on legislation that would repeal the Obamacare law that contains abortion and rationing concerns of pro-life groups. The vote would come on the heels of a ruling by a federal judge declaring the law unconstitutional.
Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, said today the Senate may vote on the House-passed legislation this week, putting on Twitter: “Vote on health care repeal could come as early as this week in the Senate.”
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, both of whom are pro-life, have led the way in the effort to repeal the Obamacare legislation. last week, McConnell started the process of attempting to get the Senate to repeal the law by employing a Senate rule typically reserved for party leaders that allows them to bypass committee action on legislation and place the bill directly before the Senate...