House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, with whom Ryan ran as the vice-presidential candidate, is charging into the increasingly divisive White House race with a verbal lashing of Donald Trump and a plea for fellow Republicans to shun the front-runner for the good of country and party. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Republicans Introduce Obamacare Repeal In a Way Democrats Cannot Filibuster It

Senate Republicans have just dropped their budget resolution for 2017 and it contains language to repeal Obamacare. The method by which the GOP is doing this is important. By putting the Obamacare repeal in the budget resolution, Democrats cannot filibuster it. Budget resolutions are not subject to the filibuster rule in the Senate.

What’s just as interesting to note is that Speaker Paul Ryan released a press release on the Senate’s resolution. The train is now moving forward.

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