NewsMax By Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter
Rep. Steve King tells Newsmax itâ€™s â€œridiculousâ€ to view a House vote to repeal Obamacare as merely symbolic, insisting that enough Democrats will vote against healthcare reform to defeat it in the Senate as well.
The Iowa Republican also asserts that â€œitâ€™s time to play hardballâ€ with President Obama on the healthcare reform issue, and says heâ€™s hopeful the House will stop funding Obamacare as early as February.
In an exclusive interview with Newsmax.TV, Rep. King â€” who was first elected in 2002 â€” says the Republican-controlled House is expected to vote for the repeal of Obamacare on Wednesday, and declares: â€œThat is a big statement to make.
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