White House threatens veto of ObamaCare device tax repeal

The White House on Monday threatened to veto a bill to repeal ObamaCare's unpopular medical device tax.

The bill is headed for a vote in the House later this week, and the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices has drawn criticism from some members of both parties who say it stifles innovation. 

But the White House on Monday called the bill “a large tax break to profitable corporations.”

It argues that healthcare industries gain from new customers under ObamaCare and therefore should pay some of the cost of the coverage expansion. 

“Its repeal would take away a funding source for financial assistance that is working to improve coverage and affordability and would increase the Federal deficit by $24.4 billion over 10 years,” the White House said in a statement. 

At a Ways and Means Committee markup of the bill earlier this month, Democrats likewise berated Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for not offsetting the cost of repealing the tax. 

Still, the bill has received 41 Democratic cosponsors in the House, with some members pointing to the effect on the industry in their districts. 

The House will also vote later this week on a bill to repeal ObamaCare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), which is tasked with recommending cuts to Medicare spending if it rises above a certain threshold. 

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SOMEONE, ANYONE PLEASE USE YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL POWERS AND RID US OF THIS MISERABLE MARXIST TYRANNANT GOOD LORD ENOUGH OF HIS EXEC ORDERING US TO DEATH

GET HIM THE DAM HELL OUT AND TELL THIS WHINNY HITLER DROP D***

How can anyone with a modicum of intelligence and compassion TAX Medical devices it is so wrong you know that it came from Obama !

As usual nowhere in the entire article from the left leaning "The Hill" does it mention that even with all 246 Republicans and 41 of the Democratic co-sponsors, voting, that number of votes (287) will still not be enough for a veto override in the House, as it requires 292 to override a veto. And the article also fails to mention that it also takes 2/3 of the Senate to override a presidential veto, and the GOP only has 54 votes, and would need 13 Democrats to cross the aisle.
The bottom line is that even with the 2014 "Wave", the GOP does not have the votes to override a presidential veto and needs Democrats to override the many Obama vetoes to come. This will only happen if the voters pressure their representatives constantly.

Another FAX sent to end 0bamacare once and for all time. May it be put in a grave along with its writers!

The Great Leader POTUS Obunghole looks more like N Korea's Great Leader Kim iLL Dung every day.

We no longer believe anything that comes out of the Whitehouse.

Nothing has every screwed Americans like this Obama care bill.  I can't wait until this can be thrown out.

The above picture of Obama giving the high sign is to all of us? This could just as well be both parties ,both houses, as this is the truth we get every day from most all of Washington D.C. When the dust settles Benghazi will be our (we the people's) fault. W.D.C. never makes a mistake or is a part of any wrong doing? FBI is investigating St.Louis Cardinals? That is more important than Benghazi, Al Sharpton paying his taxes,Clinton's escapades, Sec. of state allowing Benghazi deaths when asked for  more protection? The whole "HILL" is rotten and USA is paying the price for it .To-DAY we are back to taxation without representation . We have allowed ourselves to regress back to 1776. We now have NOTHING TO SAY as they plunder us from every direction.We must find that one Special person to lead us for the next 8 years.  Let's continue to work as we have the  last 5 yrs. and continue to remove those that can't get it right.We are making great progress,stay with the plan and we will accomplish the goal quicker than you think. Stay the course, work every day for our country. GOD,Family, Country ----WE WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is a distraction to continue the con job on the American public.

The most destructive tax in the affordable health care act is the federal sales tax on real estate.

Congress knows that we revitalized the economy under Reagan by using home equity. That's why they are determined to destroy any liquidity in the real estate market by high taxes and keep housing values low.

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Despite the constant hype Americans are already tuning out the sham impeachment trials.

On the second day of the public show trials 95% of Americans turned off the nonsense.

Americans are worn out by all of the fake news and hysteria.

Devastating.

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Yawn: 95% of U.S. Adults Skipped Day 2 of Democrats' Impeachment Hearings 

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Americans aren’t exactly obsessed with the Democrats’ impeachment hearings, it seems. Friday’s second day of live, wall-to-wall coverage drew an average of 12.7 million viewers on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN,

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No One in American Wants Impeachment except the Far-left Socialist Democrats and their Corrupt Media. They hate President Trump because he is a winner. He beat them and he’s making America great again as he said he would.

The Democrats and their corrupt media are totally blinded by their rage and they don’t realize that no one is in favor of impeachment.

We reported a week ago that FOX News released a poll where they stated that 49% of Americans were for Trump Impeachment. But their polling was flawed. The real extrapolated results of the poll using an accurate proportion of Republicans, Democrats and Independents showed that only 30% of Americans are in favor of Trump’s Impeachment and they’re all Democrats.

Next, a few days ago we reported on another poll that was consistent with the results of our extrapolated FOX News poll.

Nearly three quarters of all Americans have little or no trust in the way that Schifty Schiff is running the impeachment process –

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You won’t hear this in the mainstream media: Nearly three fourths of Americans have little to no trust in the House Democrats’ handling of their impeachment process. 🤔

Today another poll was released with similar results.

Most Americans believe that the corrupt media is trying to help get President Trump impeached. Three-quarter of Republicans, half of independents and even a third of Democrats believe this to be the case. No one trusts Schifty Shiff or the corrupt media pushing his impeachment sham.

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1- "Seventy-six percent (76%) of Republicans and a plurality (48%) of voters not affiliated with either major political party say most reporters are trying to help impeach Trump, a view shared by only 36% of Democrats."

Let's recast that last phrase 

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Most Say Media Working With Democrats to Impeach Trump... 

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This Schiff Show does not have a happy ending for the Democrats. Even with the support of the entire corrupt fake news media, it’s a total sham and everyone knows it!

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