Boehner: Obamacare, Economy are Biggest Election Year Issues
Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said that Obamacare and the economy are the two biggest issues this election year. Some speculate that the GOP is focused too heavily on the health care law, which is what prompted the question and his response. Politico Pro reports (sub. req’d):
“There are two really big issues this year, it’s the economy and it’s Obamacare,” he said. “I think it’s important for Republicans to have better solutions — better solutions on Obamacare, better solutions for getting our economy moving again, and I think that’s where the focus should be.” But he didn’t commit to votes on specific legislation.
Boehner added that GOP members have introduced 126 pieces of legislation aimed at fixing or repealing Obamacare.
Though it may not have been his main focus, there are lawmakers in Congress with real solutions to our most pressing problems.
These solutions are about encouraging private sector job creation, allowing parents and local governments to take the lead with education, protecting religious freedom, and allowing patients and their doctors to make health care decisions, not Washington.
These ideas were shared at the Heritage Action Conservative Policy Summit. Learn more about them. Bold ideas exist in Washington, but they’re not Washington-centric solutions. They’re about allowing the American people to do what we do best, and that is to prosper.