House Approves Health Care Repeal in First Vote Since SCOTUS Ruling

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Published on July 11, 2012

The vote was 244-185.  Five Democrats defectors siding with Republicans.

Reps. Dan Boren (D-Okla.), Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.), Jim Matheson (D-Utah), Mike Ross (D-Ark.) and Larry Kissell (D-N.C.) voted in favor of repeal. No GOP lawmakers crossed the aisle.

“The court has spoken,” said Representative Sandy Adams, Republican of Florida. “’Obamacare’ is a tax.’’

Read more about the House repeal here