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VIDEO RELEASE: Committee Republicans Call for Full Repeal of ObamaCare
Part I: Reps. Roe, Petri, Biggert, Wilson, Goodlatte, and Thompson

The House of Representatives will vote today on legislation to strike down the president’s job-destroying health care law. House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans spoke in support of private-sector job growth and lower health care costs by urging a “yes” vote on the Repeal of ObamaCare Act (H.R. 6079):


The Affordable Care Act doesn’t address the major problem, which is cost and it is also going to cost jobs… We need to create an economic environment that creates jobs; the last Congress passed legislation that would destroy jobs.” - Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN)


“I support health care reform that ensures all Americans have access to affordable health care. However, I believe the health care law is fundamentally flawed in its approach and will only make worse our skyrocketing health care costs and federal deficits.” - Rep. Thomas Petri (R-WI)


“We cannot continue to ignore the impact of this law on jobs while millions of Americans remain out of work. Nor should we cut $500 billion from Medicare or leave in place new rules that the CBO estimates will eliminate employer-sponsored health insurance for millions of Americans.” - Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL)


“Already, the 2,700 page bill has generated over 13,000 pages of mind-boggling regulations destroying jobs… In order to put Americans back to work, we must start by repealing this overreaching bill” - Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)


“It is going to cost two trillion dollars over 10 years, a half a trillion dollars in cuts to Medicare, over 800 billion dollars in new taxes, including a quarter of a trillion dollars in taxes on middle-income Americans. The fact of the matter is this monstrosity needs to be repealed.” - Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA)


“In health care there is a saying, ‘Do no harm.’ Unfortunately, ObamaCare violates this principle… The law creates an employer mandate that provides a perverse incentive for companies to drop their employees from health plans.” - Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-PA)

To watch the House complete consideration of the Repeal ObamaCare Act, click here. To watch remarks delivered yesterday by Chairman John Kline (R-MN) on the need to repeal ObamaCare, click here.

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