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Sen. Vitter: I 'Will Be Back' With Push Against Obamacare Subsidies

Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 04:14 PM

By Dan Weil

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., says he won't give up his pitched battle to eliminate subsidies for congressmen and their staff who gain health insurance through Obamacare exchanges.

"I guarantee you [the proposal] will be back. I’m not going away, and this issue is certainly not going away," Vitter told Fox News Thursday.

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"I’m going to use every opportunity on the Senate floor to get a vote, a straight up or down vote on this issue."

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So when will it happen?

"I don’t have a crystal ball. I don’t know when or on what bill, but I’m going to get that vote, and it’ll give every senator the chance to either stand with America or stand with Washington," Vitter said.

"Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has "resisted it in every way he can for four weeks, but there are a lot of tools available to any single member of the Senate, and I’m going to use every one to demand a vote," the GOP senator said.


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