Republicans slammed President Barack Obama Friday for vetoing legislation that would repeal Obamacare and strip funding for Planned Parenthood, with House Speaker Paul Ryan vowing to take “this process all the way to the end under the Constitution.”
“It’s no surprise that someone named Obama vetoed a bill repealing Obamacare,” the Wisconsin representative said. “But we will hold a vote to override this veto.
“The idea that Obamacare is the law of the land for good is a myth. This law will collapse under its own weight, or it will be repealed,” Ryan said. “It’s just a matter of time.”
Rep. Tom Price, the Georgia chairman of the House Budget Committee, said that Obama’s veto had “single-handedly denied the American people the relief they seek from a law that is driving up the cost of health care, while driving down the quality.