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Senators Disagree On How To Stop Obamacare

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Senators Disagree On How To Stop Obamacare

Both Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer and Senator Mike Johanns oppose the federal health care law, but disagree on a strategy devised to derail it. Fischer has signed a letter stating she will not support raising the debt ceiling unless the money to fund the federal health care law is cut off. . .

Fischer is one of 12 Republican senators signing the letter. Johanns, also a Republican, calls it a flawed strategy. . .

 

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