House Republicans Announce They Will Defy Harry Reid

House Republicans announced on Saturday afternoon they would vote on a plan that seeks to delay President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law by one year.

“The American people don’t want a government shut down and they don’t want ObamaCare,” said a joint statement from House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA).

“That’s why later today, the House will vote on two amendments to the Senate-passed continuing resolution that will keep the government open and stop as much of the president’s health care law as possible,” it continued.

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