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McConnell, Reid React to Obamacare Ruling

 

Following a Supreme Court ruling earlier Thursday, which upheld federal health care subsidies in a critical legal challenge for the Affordable Care Act, Minority Leader Harry Reid and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor to praise and critique the ruling in predictable fashion.

“Millions of working families won today. America won today,” Reid said. “… I think the public has basically had it with Republicans trying to take away a law that protects them from insurance company discrimination when they get sick or hurt. Enough is enough.”

Shortly after, McConnell continued his critique of the health care law.

“That we’re even discussing another of Obamacare’s self-inflicted brushes with the brink yet again is the latest indictment of a law that’s been a rolling disaster for the American people,” he said.

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