Republicans suspect the White House is hiding ObamaCare fallback plan

Some Republicans say they simply do not believe that the Obama administration isn’t developing a fallback plan in case the Supreme Court dismantles a piece of the healthcare law this summer.

Sylvia Burwell, the secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), has repeatedly said there is no plan B if the high court rules that subsidies for insurance cannot be distributed through the federal exchange HealthCare.gov.

Burwell said Tuesday that the White House has “no plans” if the subsidies become illegal.

"No credible person would believe that," Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) told The Hill on Wednesday.

"It would be executive malpractice not to have a plan, a contingency plan, for what happens when that court ruling comes down, and I'm going to assume that this government doesn't practice executive malpractice,” he said.

Burwell’s warning, which was delivered to several GOP offices on Tuesday, dramatically raises the stakes for King V. Burwell. The high court will hear oral arguments in the case on March 4.

Both parties have repeatedly said that a plaintiff victory in the case could cause massive damage to ObamaCare, perhaps even crippling the law.

With such high stakes, Republicans say the administration must be crafting a plan to avert disaster.

"It's hard to fathom that the administration would bury its head in the sand and fail to engage in any contingency planning," said Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.), who chairs the health subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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The only plan they should have is to dismantle it. The Seniors who are more prone to needing medical care are getting slammed with doubled co-pays and deductibles. Many are putting going to specialists or not going at all. This thing is a mess. I want all of Washington to have to be on this stinking plan. Maybe then they will do something about it.

President Obama was allowed to destroy everything for the elderly and all Americans and nothing but talk is being done about.

I think when these politicians come to speak at events, there should be a hang-mans-noose hanging near where they are speaking.  Just to give them something to think about.   

They have 'one' fallback plan.  And that is a mandatory single payer system.  OF course the 'lawmakers' , The illegals, and the croonies of a corrupt regime ...won't have to abide by it.

HIS BACK UP PLAN IS PROBABLY A GUN TO OUR HEADS TO PAY UP OR ELSE . THESE ARE COMMIES AFTER ALL .

Justice Roberts has been plan B from day one. Not sure if he's Obama's dog or pony...Semper Fi Nam 66-67

They can suspect all they want, they lack the cohones to do anything. VIVA LA Teaparty!

This Administration has had one Plan since inception, dismantle the United States of America.   If our Representatives, after thousands of speeches, promising to protect us, look out for our welfare, blah, blah, blah, are afraid to do their Job, then we have an elected body of Cowards.    If these people are so crooked, so compromised, so dastardly incompetent, then we have little hope for a future free of slavery.

Although we may never get it through the senate, there could be letters of impeachment drafted now and this sorry ass President be made aware.  I'm at a point where all of those independents who take offense to that impeachment will only solidify what I've always said, an independent are not trustworthy and are not worth a s--t, they have no principles and would sell out their own parents.

Come on guys!!!  ALL Americans should know by now that TRAITOR President Obama THINKS LIKE A CRIMINAL.  Obama has "contingency plans" for every corrupt, criminal and illegal policy and action that he is CONTINUALLY trying to FORCE onto Americans --- the VAST majority of which disagree with his crimes and power grabs.

Call a spade a spade --- Obama is a corrupt criminal TRAITOR, and his actions and statements reinforce that description every day. 

If they have a plan count on the fact it will be far worse than the original.  Its about money not health care.

What do the republicans care anyway?  It's not like they're doing ANYTHING to stop Obama and his thugs from trampling all over us, the Constitution, and our civil rights....

 

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Angry Dem Impeachment ‘Witness’: Pam Karlan Donated Thousands To Hillary And Was On Clinton’s List For Potential SCOTUS Nomination

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The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Jerrold Nadler, kicked off its first impeachment circus Wednesday morning.

The four ‘witnesses’ testifying have never actually witnessed any of Trump’s dealings with Ukraine firsthand — the four witnesses are law professors offering legal analysis.

One of the witnesses the Dems rolled out is an angry Hillary Clinton donor who was on Crooked’s list for a potential Supreme Court nomination.

No wonder why this unhinged, dowdy woman is so pissed off!

“Professor Pam Karlan donated thousands of dollars to Democrats and was on Hillary Clinton’s list for a potential Supreme Court nomination. So she certainly has no vendetta against President Trump,” GOP Rep. Mark Walker said.

Congressman Walker also pointed out that Noah Feldman, the Dems first partisan witness in Wednesday’s hearing tweeted about impeaching Trump right after he was sworn in.

Rep. Mark Walker   RepMarkWalker

Meet Noah Feldman, House Democrats first partisan witness.

Look at the date of this tweet. He has been trying to get @realDonaldTrump impeached since 46 days into his presidency.

His reason? Trump criticized President Obama.

This is a sham impeachment with sham witnesses. https://twitter.com/NoahRFeldman/status/839185127494254592 

Noah Feldman @NoahRFeldman

Trump's wiretap tweets raise risk of impeachment http://bv.ms/2mY1ueX  via @BV

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The next witness, Karlan, has donated thousands to Democrats and was on Hillary Clinton’s list for a potential Supreme Court nomination.

So she certainly has no vendetta against @realDonaldTrump.

These witnesses are as serious as House Democrats impeachment case: not at all.

The entire sham show trial is stacked with partisan hacks who have wanted to impeach Trump from the moment he won in November of 2016.

Norm Eisen, the Democrats’ counsel who is blasting Trump and questioning witnesses in Wednesday’s show trial, tweeted about impeaching Trump before Donald Trump was even sworn into office!

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