Connect with us

Politics

Conservative searching for proof that government shutdown would be suitable party

The leaders of the Republican Party have made it clear that they think the idea of shutting down government unless President Obama defunds his healthcare program is not a good one. While saying this, the leaders argued that the Senate would refuse to pass any funding bill for a government that defunded the healthcare program. The leaders also said that even if such a bill was passed, the president would refuse to sign it. The leaders also added that the Good Old Party would also become unpopular as a result of the shutdown, a situation that would lead to it loosing the House Majority.

Conservative searchingConservative groups are however working on facts to dispute this with an arm of Heritage Foundation, a conservative group, arguing that that the shutdown will not affect the GOP’s majority in the house according to a new poll they conducted. The conservative group is being used to persuade lawmakers from both sides through their proposition that constituents are okay with the idea of shutting down the government in order to block Obamacare.  According to its pollster, there was no evidence to show that defunding of Obamacare and partial shutdown of the government would cause the Republican Party to lose majority in the House.

The Congress members whose areas were polled are however being advised not to act based on the polls as the questions where crafted in a way so as to allow for the support of shutdown in order to defund the Obamacare and the tally results are also said to be very close. The poll is also said to be based on a faulty assumption, with Senator Tom Coburn of the Republican asking the Congressional Budget Office that is non-partisan whether the shutdown would in reality block the Obamacare. The office in response said that substantial implementation of the program could continue during the temporary shutdown as it had been allocated funding elsewhere. The Minority Leader for Senate, Mitch McConnell, also seemed to echo similar concerns as Coburn and he said that if even though he was against the Obamacare, the shutdown would not block it.

Those against the shutdown have however been criticized heavily with an online blog post saying that the comments of the Senate Minority Leader have shown why the GOP has failed the people and the reason it will never win with people like Mitch in control. The post also said in the end that it was now clearer that the only option of blocking Obamacare was by shutting down the government establishment at the primaries.

Senator Ron Johnson has however indicated that the problem is not the position of the Republican Leadership and that even if the resolution to shutdown the government, the Obamacare could not be defunded unless president Obama signed a law and that was very unlikely. The Heritage Foundation has also been said to be opposing the Obamacare plan due to the fact that it is a good tool for organizing with the republicans opposing it being said to do so for fear of losing the elections in 2016 and not because the GOP would lose majority in the House.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

First Aid Training First Aid Training
Education3 hours ago

Why First Aid Training is Essential for Your Business

Introduction All employers, depending on the establishment, should organize and provide basic appropriate conditions for lunch breaks as well as...

Are You Covered? Tips For Finding Affordable Health Insurance For Your Whole Family Are You Covered? Tips For Finding Affordable Health Insurance For Your Whole Family
Lifestyle2 days ago

Are You Covered? Tips For Finding Affordable Health Insurance For Your Whole Family

If you are in the market for health insurance, you may be overwhelmed by the many different features and the...

How to Prevent Potential Hazards In A Lab How to Prevent Potential Hazards In A Lab
General3 days ago

How to Prevent Potential Hazards In A Lab

Unfortunately, lab accidents can happen. When they do, the consequences can be very serious. Some of the most common lab...

How to Extend Your UK Spouse Visa How to Extend Your UK Spouse Visa
Travel3 weeks ago

How to Extend Your UK Spouse Visa

The UK spouse visa is also known as a UK marriage visa. The UK spouse visa allows married partners of...

How Best Is Automation Helping The Retail Industry to Survive? How Best Is Automation Helping The Retail Industry to Survive?
Business4 weeks ago

How Best Is Automation Helping The Retail Industry to Survive?

“In the post Covid-19 world, the only place cos are willing to invest is in automation. The return on investment...

Best Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch Out In 2021 Best Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch Out In 2021
Tech1 month ago

Best Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch Out In 2021

Technologies are getting advanced day by day, and according to that, the developers and the mobile app development companies should...

Keeping Your Assets Safe — Crypto Insurance May Soon Become The Norm Keeping Your Assets Safe — Crypto Insurance May Soon Become The Norm
Markets & Finance1 month ago

Keeping Your Assets Safe — Crypto Insurance May Soon Become The Norm

Many people all over the world have compared the cryptocurrency market to the wild West, largely because of the fact...

Which VPN Is Best For The Windows 10? Which VPN Is Best For The Windows 10?
Tech1 month ago

Which VPN Is Best For The Windows 10?

VPN is necessary whether you are doing personal or professional activities. Fully secure VPN for the Windows 10 are hard...

How to Deal With Aching Muscles After Exercise How to Deal With Aching Muscles After Exercise
Health1 month ago

How to Deal With Aching Muscles After Exercise

Suffering from aching muscles and joints after exercise can be very common in many of us. Especially if you have...

How Can A Divorce Lawyer Help You Get Through Divorce? How Can A Divorce Lawyer Help You Get Through Divorce?
Law1 month ago

How Can A Divorce Lawyer Help You Get Through Divorce?

Hiring a divorce lawyer can help you cope with more than just legal problems during your divorce. They can help...

Can I Open A Robinhood Account For My Child? Can I Open A Robinhood Account For My Child?
Markets & Finance1 month ago

Can I Open A Robinhood Account For My Child?

Your children are the topmost priority for you. What best you can do for your kid is to provide them...

Elevating Your Writing Skills With These Simple Steps Elevating Your Writing Skills With These Simple Steps
Education2 months ago

Elevating Your Writing Skills With These Simple Steps

Writing skills are an essential part of communication and is not something that naturally comes from within. You have to...

When to Replace Your Car’s Tires and How to See The Warning Signs When to Replace Your Car’s Tires and How to See The Warning Signs
Autos2 months ago

When to Replace Your Car’s Tires and How to See The Warning Signs

Trying to get by with tires that may be long past their prime can lead to many problems. Worn tires...

4 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Hire An SEO Company 4 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Hire An SEO Company
Business2 months ago

4 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Hire An SEO Company

Starting a small business is a very noble endeavor. It takes a lot of courage to step away from the...

What Effects Would Artificial Intelligence Have on the Future of Digital Marketing? What Effects Would Artificial Intelligence Have on the Future of Digital Marketing?
Tech2 months ago

What Effects Would Artificial Intelligence Have on the Future of Digital Marketing?

In the past few years, the wave of technology has drastically transformed digital marketing. From connecting with people to working...

Categories

Archives

Trending