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Thune Supports Defunding ACA

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Thune Supports Defunding ACA

A group of republican Senators including Ted Cruz of Texas, Marco Rubio of Florida and Rand Paul of Kentucky are pushing a plan to defund the Affordable Care Act that could possibly lead to a shut down of the government. South Dakota Senator John Thune says he supports the goals of the three Senators…

Congress needs to pass a continuing resolution by October first, or the government will run out of money. Thune says talk of a government shutdown is a scare tactic by supporters of the Affordable Care Act…

Congress is on the August break, returning to Washington after Labor Day.

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