Steve King: House GOP Serious About Pulling Obamacare 'Out by the Roots'

NewsMax By Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter

Rep. Steve King tells Newsmax it’s “ridiculous” 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 “it’s time to play hardball” with President Obama on the healthcare reform issue, and says he’s hopeful the House will stop funding Obamacare as early as February.

In an exclusive interview with Newsmax.TV, Rep. King — who was first elected in 2002 — says the Republican-controlled House is expected to vote for the repeal of Obamacare on Wednesday, and declares: “That is a big statement to make.

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