Gingrich Predicts Undoing Of Health Law In Early 2013
The actual repeal, according to the former House speaker and possible GOP presidential hopeful, will not take place until after the 2012 election is over. However, he adds that efforts to defund it will continue - and are likely to be successful - before that.
The Hill: Gingrich: Health Care Reform Will Be Repealed in 2013
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich predicted the Democrats' health care reform law will be repealed, but not before the 2012 election (Miller, 3/18).
National Journal: Gingrich: Health Care Law Gone In Early 2013
The all-but-declared presidential candidate predicted that the legislation will be overturned in March or April of 2013, he said on Thursday during a forum hosted by the Center for Health Transformation, a group he founded (Roarty, 3/18).
The Fiscal Times: Gingrich Predicts Demise of Health Care Law
President Obama's health-care overhaul law will be repealed by early 2013, according to Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich. Gingrich, speaking Friday at the National Press Club ... [said] even if Republicans can't repeal the law before 2014, the point at which the law becomes fully implemented, the former Speaker of the House said Republican leadership will be able to defund it. ... Some Republicans pushed recently to add health care defunding amendments to a short-term spending bill, but failed in their attempt. ... Democrats have criticized Republicans for not offering a comprehensive alternative to the law (DePaul, 3/18).
CQ HealthBeat: Gingrich Predicts Republicans Will Curtail Funding for Health Care Law This Year
Gingrich stood before a giant chart outlining the changes that he considers a power grab by the federal government. The image brought to mind a chart that Republicans used in 1994 during the Clinton administration health care debate to depict the new government agencies that they said would be created by the Democratic proposal (Adams, 3/18).